Last updated on September 2018

Validation of an Objective Instrument to Measure Hot Flashes During Menopause

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Hot flushes | Menopause
  • Age: Between 45 - 60 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy female
  • Ages 45-60 y
  • BMI between 18.5 kg/m2 and 40 kg/m2 (inclusive)
  • Self-reported 4 hot flashes per day (for 4 out of the 7 days) (via 7-d hot flash journal)
  • Meets both criteria for "peri-menopause (late phase)" classification: (1) experiences menopause-related symptoms (including hot flashes); (2) has hot gone 12 months in a row without a menstrual cycle; however, has sometimes more than 60 days between cycles.
  • Medically cleared for participation by the Medical Investigator

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current smokers, or having smoked within the last 3 months
  • History of diabetes (or other metabolic diseases)
  • History of neurological disease
  • History of cardiovascular disease
  • Taking hormone replacement therapy, or other therapies/supplements designed to reduce severity of menopause symptoms (e.g., hot flashes)
  • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or currently breastfeeding

Recruitment Status: Open

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