hot flashes may mean a lower cancer risk

A new study reports that the slew of annoying symptoms many women experience at menopause — hot flashes, insomnia and mood changes, to name a few — may indicate a reduced risk for breast cancer later. Women who had the most severe hot flashes, the kind that woke them up at night and left them drenched in sweat, had the lowest risk for postmenopausal breast cancer, the study reported.

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5 thoughts on “hot flashes may mean a lower cancer risk

  1. Well I should be completely cancer free then.

    1. LOL! I see I’m in good company. 🙂

  2. “Well, that is very good news,” she says, wiping the sweat from her brow.

  3. well then you probably won’t get breast cancer

    1. I hope so, Plooky. It’s a good thought, and it makes the hot flashes seem less of a nuisance.

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