Hot flashes, also known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS), are a common complaint among women undergoing menopause or perimenopause. They manifest as a sudden sensation of intense warmth or heat across the body, often followed by profuse sweating and flushing of the skin.
Some key things to know about hot flashes:
What does a hot flash feel like?
Women describe hot flash sensations in various ways. Some common experiences include:
Can hot flashes be relieved?
Yes, there are both lifestyle changes and medical treatments that can provide relief:
The knowledgeable physicians at Equilibrium Hormone Institute specialize in treating hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. With customized bioidentical hormone therapy regimens featuring our patented Equilibrium Hormone Institute blend, we can help mitigate troublesome vasomotor issues. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!
When should you see a doctor?
Consult your physician or women's health specialist if:
With proper treatment, most women find great relief from inconvenient hot flashes and go on to thrive through perimenopause and beyond! Let us know if you have any other questions.