What is this study about?
The purpose of this study is to find out how well a non-hormonal intervention utilizing an injection with numbing medicine works to reduce the number and severity of hot flashes in post-menopausal women.
Who can participate in this study?
-This study is looking for women who are:
-40-65 years old
-Post-menopausal (no menstrual period for at least six months)
-Experiencing moderate to severe hot flashes
What happens if I qualify and decide to participate?
If you agree to take part in this study, you will be asked to participate in the following:
-Complete some memory tests
-Complete Quality of Life questionnaires
-Wear an Actigraph watch to monitor your sleep and wake habits at 3 time points for 24 hours
-Maintain a Hot Flash diary for 7 months
Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please contact the study team at 312-472-6754.