Call to rethink cool clothing advice for hot flushes
Advice to ease menopausal symptoms by wearing cooler clothing or avoiding exercise may need a rethink, with findings showing small rises in core temperature are unlikely to trigger hot flushes, according to new research.
Just half of spontaneous hot flushes observed in the study follow a core-temperature increase, UK researchers report in Menopause.
"It is possible that increases in core temperature per se do not accurately explain the trigger for a hot flush," the authors write.
"This information is important given that the