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menopause, hot flashes, exercise
2012-06-28 11:27:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Increased energy and a fit body are just a few of the benefits of exercising. Scientists identified another advantage of working out for women. Researchers recently discovered that, for menopausal women who exercise, they experience fewer hot flashes in the 24 hours after physical activity. Steriani Elavsky, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State, and colleagues conducted the study. The findings showed that women...

Exercise And Attitude May Be Thermostat For Hot Flashes
2012-04-12 10:10:27

Attitude may play an important role in how exercise affects menopausal women, according to Penn State researchers, who identified two types of women -- one experiences more hot flashes after physical activity, while the other experiences fewer. "The most consistent factor that seemed to differentiate the two groups was perceived control over hot flashes," said Steriani Elavsky, assistant professor of kinesiology. "These women have ways of dealing with (hot flashes) and they believe they...


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