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

Researchers recently discovered that, for menopausal women who exercise, they experience fewer hot flashes in the 24 hours after physical activity.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.