Dr. Berga explains if hot flashes are treatable with hormone replacement therapy.
Hot flashes are definitely treatable with hormone replacement therapy. It works best and people are also in good health and well rested. I think you know, it’s true that people who are not taking care of themselves have untreated diabetes, thyroid disease and other conditions, may find that hormones don’t actually benefit them as much as they would like, and it’s important in that circumstance when you have hot flashes that don’t seem to be treatable to make sure that other conditions have been excluded
About Dr. Berga, M.D.:
Dr. Sarah Berga is professor and chairman in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and later held an Obstetrics and Gynecology General Hospital Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Berga’s research focuses on understanding the impact of psychogenic and metabolic stresses upon the reproductive system and as a cause of infertility, among other topics.
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