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.”

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