Weight gain as menopause nears raises risk of hot flashes

09/25/2009 | Reuters

Women who gained body fat as they neared menopause were 1.23 times more likely to have hot flashes, a study found. Researchers said the extra fat may act as an insulator, making it more difficult for the body to get rid of heat.

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