From the WishGarden Blog
Natural Ways for Dealing with Hot Flashes
Vasomotor flushes, also known as hot flashes, occur when blood vessels dilate more than usual in the skin of the upper body and face, allowing more blood to flow to the area and resulting in heat and redness. Some may also experience perspiration and an increase in their heart rate, which can lead to difficulty sleeping, weight gain, and mood disturbances. Hot flashes can occur in both men and women for a variety of reasons but are most commonly experienced by women in their perimenopausal and menopausal years.
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When my mother went through "the change," her house felt like an ice box. Like many other women in perimenopause, hot flashes were one of her common complaints. To make matters worse, she was working the graveyard shift at a time when her body needed every additional ounce of support. Lack of sleep, inadequate nutrition, and stress from work only exacerbated her perimenopause experience.