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January 2020 - Volume 27 - Issue 1

  • Isaac Schiff, MD
  • 1530-0374
  • 12 issues per year
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 12/83
  • 2.942
In the paper titled, Monthly variation of hot flashes, night sweats, and trouble sleeping: effect of season and proximity to the Final Menstrual Period (FMP) in the SWAN Menstrual Calendar substudy, by Shiobhan Harlow et al, the authors evaluated seasonal effects on menopausal symptoms. They did find that menopausal symptoms exhibit seasonal variation associated with the summer and winter. The seasonal increase in night sweats precedes the increase of hot flashes.  The hot flashes and night sweats increase notably with the final menstrual period and peaks in hot flashes and trouble sleeping were observed in July with troughs in January.

Isaac Schiff, CM, MD
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