Tag Archives: hot flashes

Family medicine question and answers…

Do sterile gloves decrease wound infection rates (compared to clean nonsterile gloves) when minor skin surgery is done?  No.  Sterile and nonsterile gloves yield a comparable number of skin infections.  So, if your doctor wears clean nonsterile gloves while taking … Continue reading

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Hypnosis for hot flashes? Hooray for complementary medicine.

Hypnosis may ease severe postmenopausal hot flashes. Five sessions reduced severity of postmenopausal hot flashes by 80%. Wow! This study had 184 women with moderate to severe hot flashes. Hot flash frequency and severity fell by 70% at 5 weeks … Continue reading

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