The role of anxiety and hormonal changes in menopausal hot flashes.

  title={The role of anxiety and hormonal changes in menopausal hot flashes.},
  author={Ellen W. Freeman and Mary D. Sammel and Hui Lin and Clarisa R. Gracia and Shiv Kapoor and Tahmina Ferdousi},
  volume={12 3},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the association of anxiety with menopausal hot flashes in the early transition to menopause. DESIGN A randomly identified, population-based cohort of midlife women followed up for 6 years to assess reproductive hormones and other physical, emotional, and behavioral factors. At enrollment, the women were premenopausal, aged 35 to 47 years, and had regular menstrual cycles in the normal range. Enrollment was stratified to obtain equal numbers of African American (n = 219… CONTINUE READING

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