Monthly Archives: January 2013

Menopausal symptoms

  Lifestyle measures: Healthy diet/regular exercise/avoiding smoking/reducing alcohol, caffeine, and stress, can all help to reduce symptoms to some extent.   Therapy for hot flushes:   HRT – 77% reduction relative to placebo, plus significant reduction in symptom severity. SSRIs … Continue reading

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Alcohol intervention

Since I’m never quite sure how to handle brief intervention strategies for patients opportunistically identified as drinking too much, I was very pleased to see this study showing that in fact I have to do very little. This study into … Continue reading

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