Understanding the pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) that occur in perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause life stages

@article{Deecher2007UnderstandingTP,
  title={Understanding the pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) that occur in perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause life stages},
  author={D. Deecher and K. Dorries},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={247-257}
}
  • D. Deecher, K. Dorries
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • SummaryVasomotor symptoms (VMS), commonly called hot flashes or flushes (HFs) and night sweats, are the menopausal symptoms for which women seek treatment during menopause most often. VMS are a form of temperature dysfunction that occurs due to changes in gonadal hormones. Normally, core body temperature (CBT) remains within a specific range, oscillating with daily circadian rhythms. Physiological processes that conserve and dissipate heat are responsible for maintaining CBT, and tight… CONTINUE READING
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