New study links childhood abuse with hot flash frequency

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Numerous adverse health outcomes have been linked to childhood maltreatment, including mental illness, cardiovascular disease, and premature mortality. A new study suggests that childhood abuse (which was found to have occurred in 44% of the sample population) may also cause more hot flashes, especially during sleep. Results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society.
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Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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Introduction: According to the current data, most menopausal women have reduced quality of life and one of the main criteria of it is sleep disturbances. It is highly possible, that main consequences of sleep loss may be oxidative stress. Glutathione system is the one of the important components of the antioxidant defense system, which includes glutathione and enzymes. It has been shown that the activity of these enzymes is determined by the polymorphic variants of the corresponding genes. The aim of this research is to carry out a comparative analysis of the frequency distribution of Glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1) a...
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