Menopause affects women much longer than thoughtless scientists previously thought

Women going through menopause may have hot flashes and night sweats that last for more than seven years, according to new research that debunks long-held theories that symptoms are mostly short-lived

On the one hand, I’m glad they’ve finally gotten around to asking some Actual Women about their Actual Menopause experiences. Groundbreaking stuff! (THAT they asked, not WHAT they found out, that is.)

On the other hand, I’m (once again) Horrified That It Took This LongĀ®.

via Hot flashes, night sweats can affect women much longer than previously thought – Chicago Tribune.