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Taking Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Recurrence Risk in Survivors

Hormone replacement therapy seems to significantly increase the risk of breast cancer coming back.

 
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Antidepressants and Ambien May Ease Sleep Problems

A very small study suggests that a combination of an antidepressant medicine and Ambien, a sleep medicine, may ease sleep problems caused by hot flashes more effectively than just taking an antidepressant.

 
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Online Therapy Helps Ease Effects of Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

A specific type of online therapy, called internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy, can help reduce the toll of hot flashes, night sweats, and other menopausal symptoms caused by breast cancer treatments.

 
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Acupuncture Helps Ease Hot Flashes

An Italian study offers more evidence that acupuncture can help ease hot flashes.

 
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Paxil May Ease Hot Flashes

Two studies suggest that a low dose of the antidepressant medicine Paxil can lower the number and severity of hot flashes in some women.

 
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Breast Cancer After Combination Hormone Replacement Therapy Use Less Aggressive

Breast cancer diagnosed after combination HRT tends to have a better prognosis than cancer diagnosed after estrogen-only HRT.

 
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Study Looks at Black Cohosh and Risk

A new study suggests that black cohosh may possibly reduce breast cancer risk.

 
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Drop in Breast Cancer Diagnoses Comes With Drop in Hormone Replacement Therapy Use

Another study links hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and increased breast cancer risk.

 
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Increased Risk Lowers After Combination Hormone Replacement Therapy Is Stopped

New information from the Women's Health Initiative shows that breast cancer risk goes back down 1 to 2 years after combination hormone replacement therapy is stopped.

 
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Antidepressant May Help Ease Hot Flashes

New research suggests that the antidepressant medicine Celexa (chemical name: citalopram) can lower the number and severity of hot flashes in post-menopausal women.

 
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Study Suggests Testosterone May Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms Without Increasing Breast Cancer Risk

Early results from a study suggest that testosterone implanted under the skin as a pellet helps ease menopausal symptoms without increasing breast cancer risk.

Sep 28, 2013 | Menopausal Symptoms and Diagnosis
 
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Electroacupuncture Helps Ease Hot Flashes So Women Sleep Better

The results of a small study suggest that electroacupuncture can help ease hot flashes as much or more than gabapentin, improving women's sleep quality.

 
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Certain Antidepressants Taken for Hot Flashes Linked to Higher Risk of Breaking a Bone

SSRIs are linked to a higher fracture risk, but the actual number of women who broke a bone is low.

Jun 29, 2015 | Menopausal Symptoms
 
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More Australian Women Using Unapproved HRT Alternatives

A new study shows that while overall use of HRT dropped dramatically among Australian women over 50, women who are using HRT are increasingly using unapproved, alternative forms of HRT.

 
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Certain Risk Factors Affect Different Types of Breast Cancer in Different Ways

A new study found that certain risk factors for breast cancer affect the risk of specific types of breast cancer in different ways.

 
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Specific Type of Counseling Can Help Ease Hot Flashes

Cognitive behavioral therapy may help ease treatment-related hot flashes.

 
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Doctors Favor Gradually Stopping Hormone Replacement Therapy

Most family medicine, internal medicine, and obstetrician-gynecologist (ob/gyn) doctors recommend gradually stopping HRT over time instead of suddenly stopping it.

 
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Estrogen-Only Hormone Replacement Therapy After Hysterectomy Doesn't Seem to Increase Risk

A study suggests that estrogen-only HRT may reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women who've had a hysterectomy.

 
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Hormone Replacement Therapy's Effect on Breast Cancer Risk Changes Over Time

Another analysis of results from the Women's Health Initiative trial has found that the influence of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk changes as time passes.

 
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Overactive Bladder Medicine Helps Ease Hot Flashes in Women Treated for Breast Cancer

Oxybutynin, a medicine commonly used to treat bladder incontinence, reduced the number and severity of hot flashes in women treated for breast cancer.

 
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Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer recurrence (the cancer coming back), so women with a history of the disease should not take HRT.

 
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Review Offers Recommendations for Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Women Who've Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Researchers have developed recommendations on managing menopausal symptoms for women who've been diagnosed with breast cancer.

 
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Using Vaginal Estrogen Not Linked to High Breast Cancer Risk

Information from the Women's Health Initiative shows that postmenopausal women who use vaginal estrogen have the same risk of invasive breast cancer and other diseases as women who don't use vaginal estrogen.

 
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Tai Chi Helps Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors

Tai chi eases insomnia in breast cancer survivors just as well as cognitive behavioral therapy.

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