“Wear layers of clothing made from light, breathable fabrics, removing a layer or two when you’re hot and replacing them when you’re cooler”.1

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What may the Hot Flushes Cool Tips Umbrella include?

Depending on the Source (DotS) this Umbrella may include:

  • Hot Flashes/Flushes
  • Hot Flashes/Flushes Cool Tips
  • Tips for Dealing With Hot Flashes/Flushes

Tips

What are some tips for dealing with hot flushes?

In Managing Menopause: Don’t Let Symptoms of Menopause Reduce Your Quality of Life: Hot Flushes/Night Sweats – What You Can Do the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH) suggest:

Hot Flushes Cool Tips

  • “Carry a hand-held fan to cool your face, or a small water spray to spritz your face”.2

In Menopause Management: Healthy Living the JH’s Tips for Dealing With Hot Flushes include tips for:

  • “Food and Drink…
  • Environment…
  • Helpful Therapies…”.3

Triggers

What are some hot flush triggers?

In Avoiding Hot Flash Triggers the (United States) Breastcancer.org identify stress and other common triggers.

Dressing

What are some cool tips for dressing with hot flushes?

In Treating Hot Flashes the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) Lifestyle Changes include:

“Wear layers of clothing made from light, breathable fabrics, removing a layer or two when you’re hot and replacing them when you’re cooler. Cooling products, including sprays, gels, and the Chillow pillow may be helpful”.4

In Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes Breastcancer.org explain different tips including:

“Don’t wear wool, don’t wear synthetics, and be wary of silk. That leaves cotton, linen, rayon, and more cotton. (Look at the bright side: You’ll save on cleaning bills, and you can stop worrying about moths)”.5

Breathing Technique

What is a cool breathing technique for hot flushes?

In Menopause Management: Healthy Living the JH explain a Hot Flush Breathing Technique.

Freezer

What is a cool tip for hot flushes in the kitchen, utility room or supermarket?

In Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes a cool tip from Breastcancer.org is:

“Use your freezer liberally. Some women find it helpful to open the freezer at home (or in the supermarket) and stick their head in when a hot flash hits”.6

MeetingsHot Flushes Cool Tips

What is another cool tip for hot flushes, outside the freezer?

In Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes another cool tip from Breastcancer.org is:

“Arrive at meetings or other events early so that you can get the coolest seat”.7

Health Care Provider

What if I would like help with my hot flushes?

If you would like help with your hot flushes, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your health care provider about this. Together you can discuss your options and if required, agree on who may be the most appropriate health care provider to help you.

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  1. Treating Hot Flashes: Lifestyle Changes. 2015:1. North American Menopause Society https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/2015/mn-hot-flashes.pdf Accessed: 08 October 2020
  2. Managing Menopause: Don’t Let Symptoms of Menopause Reduce Your Quality of Life: Hot Flushes/Night Sweats – What You Can Do. 02 October 2017. Jean Hailes https://jeanhailes.org.au/news/managing-menopause-dont-let-symptoms-of-menopause-reduce-your-quality-of-life Assessed: 08 October 2020
  3. Menopause Management: Healthy Living – Tips for Dealing With Hot Flushes. Last Updated: 30 July 2020 | Last Reviewed: 17 December 2017. Jean Hailes https://jeanhailes.org.au/health-a-z/menopause/menopause-management Accessed: 08 October 2020
  4. Treating Hot Flashes: Lifestyle Changes. 2015:1. North American Menopause Society https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/2015/mn-hot-flashes.pdf Accessed: 08 October 2020
  5. Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes. Last Modified on 23 January 2015. Breastcancer.org https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/menopausal/treat/hot-flashes/managing/prepare Accessed: 08 October 2020
  6. Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes. Last Modified on 23 January 2015. Breastcancer.org https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/menopausal/treat/hot-flashes/managing/prepare Accessed: 08 October 2020
  7. Preparing for and Dealing With Hot Flashes. Last Modified on 23 January 2015. Breastcancer.org https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/menopausal/treat/hot-flashes/managing/prepare Accessed: 08 October 2020

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