Hypnosis for hot flashes among postmenopausal women study: a study protocol of an ongoing randomized clinical trial.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2011 Oct 11;11:92. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-11-92. Hypnosis for hot flashes among postmenopausal women study: a study protocol of an ongoing randomized clinical trial. Elkins GR1, Fisher WI, Johnson AK. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Hot flashes are a highly prevalent problem associated with menopause and breast cancer treatments. The recent findings from the Women’s Health Initiative have important implications for the significance of a non-hormonal, mind-body intervention for hot flashes in breast cancer survivors. Women who take hormone therapy long-term may have a 1.2 to 2.0 fold increased risk of developing breast cancer. In addition, it is now …

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