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Have you been prescribed antidepressants to treat hot flushes or hot flashes even though you may not feel depressed? Read more

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“Hormone therapy is approved for the relief of moderate to severe menopausal symptoms, such as hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness, and…”. Read more

“Women who try to make their lifestyle as healthy as they can appear to have fewer menopausal symptoms, and those symptoms are less severe”. Read more

“Hot flashes may be precipitated by hot weather, smoking, caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol, tight clothing, heat and stress. Identify and avoid your hot flash “triggers””. Read more

“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”. Read more

“Deciding whether and how to treat the symptoms of the menopausal transition can be complicated and personal. Discuss your symptoms, family and medical history…”. Read more

“Each woman experiences hot flushes differently. Some can have hot flushes that are mild and quick, while others can have one a day or more than 20 a day”. Read more

“Many studies show stress and anxiety can influence the frequency and intensity of hot flushes and sometimes certain foods or alcohol can also have an impact”. Read more