Canada-wide perimenopausal hot flush study seeking participants

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Principal Investigator:  Dr. Jerilynn Prior, UBC Professor of Medicine

The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR), University of British Columbia (UBC), and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) are conducting a Progesterone Study for Women (35 – 58y) with hot flushes and night sweats.  Women living anywhere in Canada are invited to join.  You will keep a daily record of hot flushes.  You can participate in-person or from home.  You will receive study medication (progesterone or placebo) for 3 months. 

To participate you have:

§  Menstruated within the past 12 months

§  Moderate-severe hot flushes (4/day) or night sweats (waking 2/week)

§  Not taken estrogen, progesterone or birth control pills within the past 6 months

For more information please contact the research coordinator:

Andrea Cameron, RN BScN (604) 875-5960; Andrea.Cameron@vch.ca

Or visit: www.cemcor.ubc.ca