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The Counter Medicine For Hot Flashes

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Hot flashes are short episodes of intense heat sensation in head, neck, and chest. When it occurs with red face, neck, and / or chest, it is called hot flush. Some women experience sweating and or palpitations during these episodes. They can occur any time without warning and usually last 3 - 5 minutes. However, they can from 30 seconds to 30 minutes. Some women have hot flashes / flushes up to 20X day or more. Hot flashes / flushes can disturb sleep and can be awkward they occur inexplicably in social situations. Most Common Symptom Of Menopause And Perimenopause Is Hot Flashes / Flushes, Which Are Estimated To Occur In Up To 80 Percentage Of Women. Bothersome hot can occur day or night. Nighttime hot flashes cause night sweats and can interrupt women's sleep. Cause Of Hot Flashes / Flushes Is Not Completely Understood. It is believed that hypothalamus, part of brain involved in temperature regulation, undergoes changes that make it more sensitive to minor increases in body temperature. It inappropriately sends out signals telling body to rid itself of body heat even when it should not. Blood vessels in skin swell trying to discharge body heat. This causes redness and sense of warmth. Heart rate can increase, leading to palpitations, and sweating can be pronounced as body tries to cool itself. Declining estrogen levels play role in disrupted temperature regulation by hypothalamus. This is why symptoms occur around Menopause and why estrogen is effective therapy. Brain chemicals called neurotransmitters also play role. In particular, serotonin, norepinephrine, and endorphins are thought to be involved in generation of hot flashes / flushes. Nonhormonal treatment modalities may help by modulating these of neurotransmitters.

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What Is a Hot Flash?

Talk with doctor before using hormones to treat menopause symptoms. Hormones should be used at lowest dose and for shortest period of time. They are effective. Hormones can be very effective at reducing number and severity of hot flashes. They are also effective in reducing vaginal dryness bone loss. Hormone treatments can take form of pills, patches, rings, implants, gels, or creams. Patches, which stick to skin, may be best for women with cardiac risk factors, such family history of heart disease. There are many types of hormones available women to treat hot flashes. These include estradiol, conjugate estrogen, estrogen receptor modulators, and compound or synthetic hormones. It is common misconception that synthetic hormones mixed by compounding pharmacists are safer and less risky than other hormone therapies. This is not case. We must assume they have same risks as any hormone therapy. Some relatively mild side effects of hormone use include breast tenderness, spotting or of monthly periods, cramping, or bloating. By changing type or amount of hormones, way they are take, or timing of doses, your doctor may be able to help control these side effects or, over time, they may go away on their own.

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Diet

There are many ways that women experiencing hot flashes can get relief from symptoms. Recommend lifestyle tips that may help reduce hot flashes include: factors increase frequency and severity of hot flashes vary from woman to woman. Common triggers include: warm weather, stress, spicy hot foods and beverages alcohol Most women do not need to avoid trigger points entirely, but knowing which specific factors worsen hot flashes allows women to deal with them when they occur. Smoking may speed up onset of menopause and increase severity of symptoms, especially hot flashes. Obesity and body weight are thought to increase in intensity and frequency of hot flashes. Drinking cold water or splashing it over face and wrists can help quickly cool body during hot flashes. Having cold shower or running face and wrists under cold water helps lower body temperature even quicker. Breeze Generated By Fans Can Help Keep Bedroom Temperatures Cool And Steady Throughout Night. Handheld fans also provide instant cooling relief. Stress causes release of substance called epinephrine, which increases body temperature and sweating. Relaxing activities may help reduce severity and frequency of hot flashes. Intensity Of Hot Flashes Can Cause Sense Of Panic, Intensifying Symptoms. Rushing to find relief, such as damp towel or rapidly oneself may increase body temperature. Nutrients, in particular proteins and help guide healthy hormone and nerve signaling. Well - Balanced Diet Can Also Reduce Blood Sugar Changes That Cause Similar Symptoms To Hot Flashes. Women should eat foods high in omega - 3 fatty acids, such as cold - water fish or ground flax seed, or fish oil supplement.

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