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How Long Do Hot Flashes Last In Menopause
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
How long do hot flashes & night sweats last? I've been experiencing hot flashes for some time. How long will they continue to come & go?
Dear : Dear friend, it varies from person to person. It may last from few months to few years and no easy way to predict it. If it is interfering with the quality of your life than you may seek help by seeing a gynecologist. Good luck. Raksha trivedi, m.D facog www.Avaniwoman.Com www.Avaniwoman.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will i still have hot flashes after menopause? When i'm through menopause, will i still experience hot flashes, or will they stop?
Hot flashes: More than two-thirds of women experience hot flashes during perimenopause, the few years leading up to menopause that can start as early as your 30s. But once you hit your 50s and make the transition into menopause, hot flashes will likely last two to three years. "For some women, they can last as long as 10 years, but that is not typical. In fact, a lot of women have no hot flashes. Unfortunately, there's no way of knowing when they will stop. ...Read more
My girlfriend started nuvaring, how long will the menopause-like symptoms last for? Spotting, hot flashes, mood swings, decreased libido
Hot flashes. Hot all my life. Worse in last 15 yrs. Total hysterectomy 25 yrs ago. Do not want to take hormones. What will cool me off?
55 years old/with hypo thryoid, have hot flases
sweats/night and during the day/at any time
please help/is this menopause?
How can I stop hot flashes at night? Most of my hot flashes occur when i'm sleeping. How can I stop or reduce them?
Many choices: A top choice to discuss with your provider is an old blood pressure medicine clonidine--taken in low doses at night--it blocks nightly hot flashes and sweats. Other choices include dressing in light wicking material, thermostat down, personal fan, avoid triggers like alcohol, chocolate, spicy foods, caffeine. Some try tofu, tempeh, roasted soy nuts, licorice, black cohosh-estrogen like substances. ...Read more
Varies: Wide range of time frames.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it ok for hot flashes to last for 30-60 minutes? I'm peri menopausal. When I get a hot flash it doesn't go away until I can find COLD air or water.
I've been post menopausal for 7 years and have to take HRT because my hot flushes are severe . How long does this last ? Also have hypothyroidism .
Test your hormones: I suggest you ask your doctor to check all of your hormone levels, including thyroid hormone. Too high or too low levels of hormones may make your hot flashes worse. In addition, thyroid hormone is intricately connected so adjusting that may be important as well. Here are some tips on optimizing thyroid function http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2013/05/mthfr-gene-mutation-whats-big-deal.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm peri /mnpsal, no menses for 2yrs I still get hot sweats & flashes, @ night I get dry hot flashes , in bed I can't get warm in-btwn flashes, afex sleep?
Hormonal evaluation: If no menses for 2 years you are post menopausal. You need to evaluate your hormone levels and replace/balance them. Go to a4m.Com and use directory function to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you test your hormone levels and then help you get them balanced. This will help to get hot flashes under control and more importantly protect your long term health! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potentially forever.: Contrary to what many people think, menopause is not a phase. Once your ovaries stop working, and stop producing estrogen and progesterone...That's forever. Some women don't have any hot flashes, some have them temporarily, and some have them for as long as they live. Of course, treatment with bioidentical hormones completely resolves the hot flashes and many other symptoms of menopause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had cortisone shot in frozen shoulder. Can it cause hot flashes and sleeplessness. How long before this goes away.
What to do if I'm 47 years old and have entered perimenopause. besides hot flashes, what can I expect?
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