This triple-digit summer heat has only made it that much harder for those of us who suffer from hot flashes!
A hot flash– for those lucky enough not to know– is a sudden warm feeling in your face, neck and chest. The skin gets flushed and you start to sweat. Some people also experience anxiety among other symptoms.
"These symptoms are manageable and women don't have to suffer. We know that the majority of women out there who are having hot flashes aren't getting treated for them," said Dr. Stephanie Faubion, director of Mayo Clinic’s Women’s Health.
Her expertise on hot flashes is in relation to menopause–the time marking the end of a person’s menstrual cycles.
We discuss treatment options, the latest research and more!
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