Hot flashes, sometimes referred to as hot flushes, are an uncomfortable, irritating condition to deal with. They can interfere with your life and make ordinary situations frustrating. If you’re dealing with hot flashes and want help, please call (973) 998-7770.
Hot flashes are usually quick and often debilitating. The experience of a hot flash can vary from person to person, but generally some symptoms of a hot flash include:
After the hot flash is over, many will experience a feeling of extreme cold, or chills. A hot flash can last anywhere from a few minutes to an hour, with time needed for recovery after.
In addition to hormonal issues, hot flashes can be caused or made worse by a number of triggers:
There are many options for treating hot flashes, including simple lifestyle changes. In addition to avoiding the aforementioned triggers, increasing exercise, losing weight and changing your diet can help cut down on hot flashes.
A doctor may also recommend:
BHRT uses natural hormones to right your body’s levels of estrogen and other key hormonal issues. If you’re curious about using BHRT to treat hot flashes, please call (973) 998-7770.
Whether through lifestyle changes, medication or hormone replacement therapy, hot flashes are a debilitating issue worth treating. Hot flashes can be confusing to deal with on your own, so it’s best to contact a doctor. Please call (973) 998-7770.