More than 80% of people get hot flashes at some point before or after menopause. Changing hormones are believed to be the cause of hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, including anxiety, insomnia, joint pain, and trouble with memory. For some people, these symptoms, including hot flashes, may linger after menopause. Here’s what you should know about experiencing hot flashes after menopause, including possible causes and when you should talk to your doctor.
Endometriomas are cysts that can form when tissue from the lining of the uterus grows in the ovaries. They are part of a condition known as endometriosis. Endometriomas are also called "chocolate cysts" because they are filled with dark brown menstrual blood. When you have endometriosis, endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus and into other areas of the abdomen/pelvic region.
A new drug that targets both heavy bleeding caused by uterine fibroids and the fibroids themselves has shown promise in clinical trials.The drug, called linzagolix and prescribed under the brand name Yselty in Europe, is administered orally and can be dosed according to a patient’s exact needs.
42 percent of those with regular menstrual cycles bled more heavily than usual after COVID-19 vaccination
Adenomyosis—an abnormal tissue growth into the muscular wall of the uterus that causes painful cramps and heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding—is more common than generally appreciated, a review of the literature by gynecologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed. The researchers identify several medical therapies and uterine-sparing procedures that can effectively improve symptoms without need for a hysterectomy.