Hot flashes are bothersome for many menopausal women. Hormonal treatments are effective but are associated with breast cancer, stroke, and cardiovascular risks.
Pharmaceutical companies’ marketing practices can put pressure on clinical decision-making.
New evidence shows that dietary changes can be effective for vasomotor symptoms.
This webinar will discuss:
1. How industry marketing affects perceptions of pharmaceutical treatments for menopausal symptoms
2. The latest research on nutritional interventions for vasomotor symptoms.
3. Practical steps women and their doctors can take to improve health and quality of life
Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD. Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology and Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Fugh-Berman directs PharmedOut, a GUMC project that promotes rational prescribing.
Neal Barnard, MD, FACC. Adjunct Professor, George Washington University School of Medicine, and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard is the principal investigator of a recently published clinical trial on diet for vasomotor symptoms.