SWAN Featured in the NY Times

SWAN study findings about hot flashes was recently published in the New York Times diminishing the myth that hot- flashes last for only a few years.

An article written by SWAN investigators shows that the timing and duration of hot flashes can vary significantly among women and appear to fall into one of four hot- flash categories.

Rebecca Thurston, senior author and SWAN investigator at the Pittsburgh site, was quoted as saying, “We may be able to better help women once we know in what category they are more likely to fall.”

A SWAN participant from the Pittsburgh site who falls into the “super flasher” category shares her perspective.

Click here to read the article that appeared in the NY Times »

Click here to view the full length article that appeared in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society »