Stellate ganglion block (SGB) to treat perimenopausal hot flashes: clinical evidence and neurobiology.


Hot flashes (HF) are themost common symptom ofmenopause, ffecting approximately 80% of perimenopausal women in Westrn societies [1]. Their effects are even more acute and debilitating mong breast cancer survivors. In addition, women with most reast cancers are often prescribed estrogen-blocking medication o reduce the likelihood of recurrence. For instance… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2011.02.008