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Hot Flashes (Hot Flushes) Treatment in Tustin, CA

Hot Flashes Treatment in Tustin, CA

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 (949) 829-4929 or contact Dr. Grace Kong online.

Hot Flash Symptoms in Women

Hot flashes in women are usually quick and often debilitating. The experience of a hot flash can vary from person to person, but generally, some symptoms of a hot flash include:

  • Redness in face
  • Redness in neck
  • Increase in temperature
  • Perspiration
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid heartbeat

After the hot flash is over, many will experience a feeling of extreme cold or chills. A hot flash 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 in women. Hot flashes are typically associated with hormones, so low estrogen may be a culprit.

What causes Hot Flashes in Women?

In addition to hormonal issues, hot flashes can be caused or made worse by a number of triggers:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Diet pills
  • Certain foods
  • High temperatures
  • Smoking
  • Saunas
  • Certain clothes

How to Prevent Hot Flashes?

Avoiding or reducing these triggers can help mitigate your hot flashes and bring you closer to finding the root cause.

Treatments for Hot Flashes in Women

If you're experiencing hot flashes, treatment is available through a hormone specialist. There are many options for treating hot flashes, 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 may also recommend:

Hormone replacement has emerged as a cutting-edge way to treat hot flashes. 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 (949) 829-4929 or contact Dr. Grace Kong online.

Fight Hot Flashes Today!

Whether through lifestyle changes, medication or hormone replacement therapy, hot flashes 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 (949) 829-4929 or contact Dr. Grace Kong online.

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