North American Menopause Society

The latest news from the NAMS Annual Meeting, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight on women’s health.

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Custom-compounded bioidentical HT for menopause symptoms may yield ‘abnormally high’ hormone levels

October 2, 2019
Pellet hormone therapy, a solid custom-compounded bioidentical estrogen therapy that is inserted under the skin, may be less safe than FDA-approved…
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Weight loss during menopause possible with lifestyle coaching

October 1, 2019
Lifestyle coaching for weight loss is similarly effective for women of all ages, but peri- and postmenopausal women may have more trouble reducing…
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Metabolic effects of HT may limit postmenopausal diabetes risk

September 30, 2019
Hormone therapy may slow the development of diabetes among postmenopausal women due to its effects on certain metabolites, according to findings…
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Clinical, lifestyle factors influence estradiol level when taking HT

September 27, 2019
Estradiol levels among early and late postmenopausal women taking hormone therapy are influenced by several clinical and lifestyle factors, including…
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Frequent hot flashes may signal increased CV risk

September 26, 2019
Women early in the menopause transition who reported experiencing at least six hot flashes per 2 weeks were 62% more likely to experience a…
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Nonhormonal drug reduces hot flash severity, symptoms in menopause

September 26, 2019
Menopausal women experiencing moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms randomly assigned to an oral, nonhormonal compound for 12 weeks experienced fewer…
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Bone turnover markers fail to predict hip fracture in postmenopausal women

October 15, 2018
Among postmenopausal women, two key bone turnover markers do not independently predict hip fracture risk after controlling for several factors…
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Light therapy may improve sleep, depressive symptoms in perimenopausal women

October 13, 2018
Among perimenopausal women with depressive symptoms, light therapy combined with other sleep interventions improved mood and sleep scores in as few…
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Gestational diabetes, hypertension may worsen menopausal hot flashes

October 10, 2018
Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes or preeclampsia are more likely to develop hot flashes during the menopause transition vs. women who are…
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Interferential current viable alternative to vaginal estriol cream for painful sex symptoms

October 9, 2018
Women with premature ovarian insufficiency prescribed oral hormone therapy were more likely to report increased in sexual satisfaction and fewer…

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North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting

September 30, 2020 - October 3, 2020