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Keeping cool: how to treat hot flashes

Sep 14, 2014
Jason Coleman

Hot flashes are a normal part of any woman’s progression through menopause that are often viewed as a simple passing phase. While many women go through menopause with little discomfort, others have a much harder time dealing with their symptoms and look for available treatment options.

This week on “Take Care,” Dr. JoAnn Manson discusses hot flashes and the things that women can do to reduce the severity of their symptoms. Manson is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Manson.

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