Vital Signs
1:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Hope For Hot Flashes: New Treatment Is Hormone-Free

The Food and Drug Administration’s approved a new treatment for the most frequent symptom of menopause: hot flashes. Brisdelle is significant because it doesn’t contain hormones – something many menopausal women have avoided as treatment since a 2002 study linked hormonal replacement therapy to breast cancer. Dr. Jill Waggoner, a family medicine specialist with Methodist Charlton Medical Center, talks about this with KERA’s Sam Baker in this week’s Vital Signs.


The KERA Interview.

For more information:


Symptoms, treatments and risk factors for hot flashes


Menopause


Brisdelle