Hot Flashes (Hot Flushes) Treatment in Gulfport, MS
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 (228) 200-0663 or contact Dr. Delphine Shannon online.
Hot Flash Symptoms in Women
Hot flashes (hot flushes) in women are usually quick and often debilitating. The experience of a hot flash (hot flush) can vary from person to person, but generally some symptoms of a hot flash (hot flush) include:
- Redness in face
- Redness in neck
- Increase in temperature
- Rapid heartbeat
After the hot flash (hot flush) is over, many will experience a feeling of extreme cold, or chills. A hot flash (hot flush) can last anywhere from a few minutes to an hour, with time needed for recovery after.
Causes of Hot Flashes in Women
Though commonly associated with menopause and perimenopause, there are many causes of hot flashes (hot flushes) in women. Hot flashes are typically associated with hormones, so low estrogen may be a culprit.
In addition to hormonal issues, hot flashes can be caused or made worse by a number of triggers:
- Diet pills
- Certain foods
- High temperatures
- Certain clothes
Avoiding or reducing these triggers can help mitigate your hot flashes and bring you closer to finding the root cause.
Treatments for Hot Flashes (Hot Flushes) in Women
If you're experiencing hot flashes, treatment is available through a hormone specialist. There are many options for treating hot flashes (hot flushes), 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 specializing in treating hot flashes (hot flushes) may also recommend:
- Vitamins and supplements
- Holistic medicine
- Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)
Hormone replacement has emerged as a cutting-edge way to treat hot flashes (hot flushes). This is particularly true of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, or BHRT. BHRT uses natural hormones to right your body's levels of estrogen and other key hormonal issues.
If you're curious about using Hormone Replacement Therapy to treat hot flashes, please call (228) 200-0663 or contact Dr. Delphine Shannon online.
Fight Hot Flashes Today!
Whether through lifestyle changes, medication or hormone replacement therapy, hot flashes (hot flushes) 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 (228) 200-0663 or contact Dr. Delphine Shannon online.
Health Fit M.D.
Address12261 Highway 49, Suite 6
Gulfport, MS 39503
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