Caffeine may lead to more bothersome vasomotor symptoms

  • August 1, 2014

The intake of caffeine was positively associated with more bothersome vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women, according to research published in Menopause.

“In this study, the use of caffeine was associated with greater vasomotor symptom bother in women aged 40 years or older,” Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, and colleagues from the Women’s Health Clinic at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., wrote. “Interestingly, we found evidence suggesting that caffeine consumption was associated with a decrease in neurocognitive symptom bother, but only in premenopausal women and not in postmenopausal women.”

Full Story »

Personalize your page!

Register for Healio to get content tailored to your specialty and areas of interest. It’s FREE and only takes one minute. Register now!

More »
More »
More »
More »
  • Editorial
  • Editor Pick 4
  • Understanding
    vitamin D
  • Nelson Watts, MD, FACP, MACE, CCD, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Vitamin D.
More »
  • Financial Planning
  • Advice for physicians
  • Be aware of important 2014 IRA updates. Analysis by Certified Financial Planner Ken Rudzinski.
More »