Menopausal hot flashes: thermoregulatory, cardiovascular, and circulating catecholamine and LH changes.

@article{Kronenberg1984MenopausalHF,
  title={Menopausal hot flashes: thermoregulatory, cardiovascular, and circulating catecholamine and LH changes.},
  author={Florian Kronenberg and Lucien J. Cot{\'e} and D M Linkie and Inge Dyrenfurth and John A. Downey},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={1984},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={31-43}
}
Thermoregulatory, cardiovascular and endocrine changes were simultaneously monitored in 11 post-menopausal women with frequent hot flashes (catecholamine and LH levels were measured in 5 and 6 subjects respectively). Plasma samples were obtained at 1- and 5-min intervals. Hot flashes were accompanied by abrupt increases in plasma epinephrine (about 150%) and concomitant decreases in norepinephrine (about 40%). Increased luteinizing hormone was associated with most hot flashes. A detailed… CONTINUE READING