Fruit, Mediterranean-style, and high-fat and -sugar diets are associated with the risk of night sweats and hot flushes in midlife

submitted by: gcmherber
Background: Diet has been suggested to be a potential risk factor for vasomotor menopausal symptoms (VMS), i.e. hot flushes and night sweats. Objective: We investigated the associations between dietary patterns and risk of VMS using data from mid-aged women born between 1946 and 1951 in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Design: A prospective cohort study of 6,040 women with a natural menopause, who were followed up at three-year intervals over nine years. Dietary...
Authors: GCM Herber-Gast

Estriol in hormone restoration therapy

submitted by: ZRT_Laboratory

Jim Paoletti, RPh, FAARM, Director of Provider Education at ZRT Laboratory, talks about the efficacy of estriol in hormone restoration therapy.

Timing of TRT and interpretation of thyroid levels

submitted by: ZRT_Laboratory

Jim Paoletti, RPh, FAARFM, Director of Provider Education at ZRT Laboratory, talks about a critical aspect in interpretation of thyroid levels for a patient on Thyroid Replacement Therapy (TRT), which is the timing of the sample vs. the timing of the last dose of TRT.