hot flushes


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hot flushes

Waves of sudden widespread relaxation of the muscle walls of skin blood vessels so that they dilate and cause the skin to become reddened and warm. Hot flushes are common around the time of the MENOPAUSE and can be controlled by HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY. Women in the USA experience hot flashes rather than flushes
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As well as the embarrassment of hot flushes, sleep is often interrupted by night sweats, mood swings are common and vaginal dryness and a loss of libido affect a woman's sex life.
GET EXERCISING SCIENTISTS at Liverpool John Moores University found women who worked up a sweat in the gym suffered half as many hot flushes as those with a more sedentary lifestyle - and flushes they did have were less severe.
com Get exercising Scientists at Liverpool John Moores University found women who exercised suffered half as many hot flushes as those with a sedentary lifestyle - and flushes were less severe.
Not so I can access cold drinks - surprise, surprise they give me hot flushes - but so I can waft the door back and forth while fanning myself with a packet of ham.
Spicy foods, caffeine in coffee and tea, smoking and alcohol can all trigger hot flushes, so avoiding these can help.
A team of researchers around Naomi Rance, professor in the Department of Pathology, has come closer to understanding the mechanism of hot flushes, a necessary step for potential treatment options down the road.
Hot flushes affect millions of people and not just women, yet it is still unclear what causes the episodes of temperature discomfort, often accompanied by profuse sweating.
But women in the 50mg group saw their hot flushes drop by 80%, from an average of around 10 a day to around two.
Both interventions significantly reduced the number of hot flushes per day (p<0.
Although they may present concurrently with hot flushes, they may have different mechanisms of origin.
The star was diagnosed in December 2008 after noticing he was having hot flushes and sweats.
The symptoms that may indicate the need for Aconite include anxiety, panic attacks, fearfulness, depression, fainting, physical and mental restlessness, hot flushes (particularly in the evening), dry eyes, insomnia, nightmares and tachycardia.