Navigation Links
Weight loss resulting from a low-fat diet may help eliminate menopausal symptoms
Date:7/11/2012

OAKLAND, Calif. July 11, 2012 Weight loss that occurs in conjunction with a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study that appears in the current issue of Menopause.

This Women's Health Initiative study of 17,473 women found that women on a diet low in fat and high in whole grains, fruit and vegetables, who had menopausal symptoms, who were not taking hormone replacement therapy, and who lost weight (10 or more pounds or 10 or more percent of their baseline body weight) were more likely to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats after one year, compared to those in a control group who maintained their weight.

Many women experience hot flashes at some point before or after menopause, when their estrogen levels are declining, explain the researchers.

"While the mechanism is not completely understood, hot flashes and night sweats are thought to be caused by a complex interaction that involves fluctuating hormone levels, the hypothalamus region of the brain that regulates body temperature, brain chemicals and receptors, and the body's blood vessels and sweat glands," said Candyce Kroenke, ScD, MPH,a research scientist with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research and lead author of the study.

Although previous research has shown that high body weight and weight gain are associated with hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause, this study is the among the first -- and the largest-to-date -- to analyze whether weight loss on a diet designed to reduce fat and increase whole grains, fruit, and vegetable intake might ameliorate symptoms. It is also among the first to examine the influence of a dietary change on symptoms that include hot flashes and night sweats, said Kroenke.

"Since most women tend to gain weight with age, wei
'/>"/>

Contact: Vincent Staupe
vstaupe@golinharris.com
415-318-4386
Kaiser Permanente
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Quitting Smoking Does Mean Weight Gain for Many: Study
2. Motherhood, Breast-Feeding May Affect Long-Term Weight
3. Discovery explains how cellular pathways converge to regulate food intake and body weight
4. Heuer M.D. Research Announces CardiaShred™ - First Medical Doctor Formulated, Heart Healthy Weight Loss, Energy and Lean Muscle Building Supplement
5. Weight Loss Guide Tips: Best Ways to Lose Weight this Summer
6. Massage Industry Heavyweights Team Up for First-Ever Massage Documentary
7. SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC (DBA: PharmaCo Labs) and also Classe Wines LLC announced that they have signed a 5 years lease on a warehouse
8. WOW! Weight Loss Going Out For Canadian Business!
9. Green Tea Weight Loss Results and Health Benefits Revealed
10. Fitness 4 Home Online Introduces the Saber Strength Adjustable Weight Systems
11. FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 As reported by WKMS.com ... Recovery , an Ohio municipal court drug has come up ... Fred Moses, who serves as the presiding judge in a ... makers to offer addicts a medicated treatment option that can ... the drug known as Vivitrol, which blocks receptors in the ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 According to new research presented ... Peer Pressure, Key to Prescription Drug Misuse Among Young Adults ... for 18-29 year olds when it comes to prescription drug ... this age group the real problem which influences misuse of ... and recreational use of them to have fun with other ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... Glass microfiber Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and ... microfiber industry. The report firstly reviews the basic ... and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global ... their product specification, capacity, Production value, and market ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Healthpointe has unveiled its new ... the convenience of visiting with physicians online. Anyone can ... , Healthpointe doctors are always available and happy to ... the doctor can even see the patient’s entire family. ... or she can prescribe medications that are available for ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 Healthpointe is ... University Physical Therapy students via Clinical Rotations. ... will be shadowing Healthpointe providers and specialists throughout ... to develop clinical experience and learn professional preparation. ... will gain insight into several patient care techniques ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ohio Judge Pushes for Addiction Recovery Tool 2Health News:Ohio Judge Pushes for Addiction Recovery Tool 3Health News:Peer Pressure Irrelevant in Prescription Drug Abuse for Young Adults 2Health News:Peer Pressure Irrelevant in Prescription Drug Abuse for Young Adults 3Health News:Global and Chinese Glass Microfiber Industry Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Global and Chinese Glass Microfiber Industry Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Global and Chinese Glass Microfiber Industry Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:Virtual Doctor’s Appointments Now Available at Healthpointe 2Health News:Healthpointe is Now Offering Clinical Rotations for Chapman University Physical Therapy Students 2
... , BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. , Feb. ... of this year,s US Open Men,s and Women,s tennis tournament ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/DC52484 ) , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100120/DC41252LOGO-b ) , Would you ... Golf tournament, complete with airfare and accommodations? , Would you ...
... INDIANAPOLIS -- In the first large-scale epidemiological study of ... researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine and ... 2010 issue of The Journal of Trauma Injury, ... and opportunities for prevention of these injuries. Nearly ...
... Medical Center are offering pediatric patients diagnosed with chronic ... negative side effects like nausea, fatigue, and vomiting caused ... confluence of Chinese and Western medicine at Rush Children,s ... document how acupuncture might help in reducing pain in ...
... ... Collection Manager™ increases patient safety through accuracy and timeliness , ... (PRWEB) February 9, 2010 ... outreach solutions, announced today that the University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories, ...
... D begins in the womb, expert says, , TUESDAY, Feb. ... lots of milk and have a high dietary intake of ... developing multiple sclerosis later in life, researchers say. , The ... about their experiences and diet during pregnancy. The nurses were ...
... , Consumer Watchdog Also Warns Against Insurer-favored ,Cost Solution,: ... Apartment" , WASHINGTON , Feb. 9 ... its premium hikes of up to 39% in California , ... House and an investigation by California ,s insurance commissioner, federal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Would You Like to Own a Thriller Album Autographed by Michael Jackson Himself? 2Health News:Watch your step: Elevator-related injuries and older adults 2Health News:Watch your step: Elevator-related injuries and older adults 3Health News:Young patients with chronic illnesses find relief in acupuncture 2Health News:University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories Selects Sunquest's Specimen Collection Solution 2Health News:University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories Selects Sunquest's Specimen Collection Solution 3Health News:Drinking Milk While Pregnant May Lower Kids' MS Risk 2Health News:Blue Cross Claim That 39% Premium Hikes Due Only to 'Escalating Cost of Health Care' Trigger Calls for Regulation of Rates 2Health News:Blue Cross Claim That 39% Premium Hikes Due Only to 'Escalating Cost of Health Care' Trigger Calls for Regulation of Rates 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... N.C. , Aug. 29, 2014 The ... of regulatory and marketplace changes. CI leaders who adjust ... In a new Best Practices, LLC study ... of actionable insights, including: - Use secondary ... than primary research - Internal staff who ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Medina Medical as CEO and member of the Board ... three decades of medical device development and commercialization experience, ... Medical,s field. Mr. Engelson previously served as a Partner ... served as President and CEO of two Foundry start-ups. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Research and Markets  has announced ... Insight 2014" report to their offering. ... one of the largest segments of pharmaceuticals industry. The numbers ... the available therapies were unable to meet the market requirements. ... for CNS disorder, especially over the past two decades. The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Using the Competitive Intelligence Function to Drive Better Business Decisions in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2Medina Medical Announces Erik T. Engelson Joins as Chief Executive Officer 2US CNS Disorders Drug Pipeline Insight 2014 2
... 23 SurgiCount Medical, the wholly-owned operating subsidiary ... PSTX ), announced that results of ... Clinic on their multi-year effort to reduce retained ... two upcoming conferences.  The research and related discussion ...
... Agreement to Develop and... -- ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and IRVING, Texas, Sept. 23 ... ... --> ... s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mayo Clinic Research on SurgiCount To Be Presented at Conferences 2Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 2Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 3Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 4Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 5Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 6Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 7Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 8Abbott and Reata Pharmaceuticals Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Bardoxolone Methyl for Chronic Kidney Disease Outside the U.S. 9
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: