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My Wife Has Hot Flashes What Do You Recommend
My wife experiences severe chest pain just prior to hot flashes; she has had full set of cardiac exams and all is ok. What is the cause?
Heart artery spasm: A little known fact is that low estrogen can cause spasm of the arteries of the heart and it is relieved by estrogen treatment. Estrogen lowers the risk of heart disease in women and does not cause breast cancer. In the whi study (look it up) the women who took only estrogen and not synthetic Progesterone (provera) had a lower risk of breast cancer. With severe symptoms, estrogen can be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can neck surgury cause a female to have hot flashes every 10 min? My wife had neck surgury about a year ago on a disk.She started having hot flashes soon after.Can something that the doctor did cause her to have the hot flashes?
I : I am not aware of a relation between neck surgery and hot flashes. She should have a complete evaluation by her primary care doctor and gynecologist as hot flashes every 10 minutes are abnormal. Please be sure that her blood pressure is normal. Her doctor may need to perform additional tests to verify a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have been told that 1000 iu of vit e can reduce hot flashes related to tamoxifen is it recommended?
I dont think it work: But there isno harm in trying.Get a more detailed answer ›
Talk with your Dr: Black cohosh is an herb which may be beneficial for hot flashes, but which should be avoided if there is liver illness. The lignans in flaxseed and flaxseed oil may help night sweats/ to obtain the most benefit from flaxseed oil, it should be cold grinded. The plant Estrogens in red clover may be helpful with mild menopausal symptoms but may be contraindicated in a woman with either breast >>. ...Read more
I. Am 53 female with total hyst, not on hormones due to risk of breast ca in fam I am having hot flashes in am and ask what u recommend?
Hot flashes: Hot flashes come from the lack of estrogen. There are several things to try otc. Black cohash helps some. There are a few warnings on it. Soy or phytoestrogens from the health food stores help some. Your doctor could try you on medicines that are not hormones that may help. Ask about an ssri or Clonidine at low dose. ...Read more
Warmer times: Sometimes our hot flashes seem like volcanic hot eruptions with flushing & sweats. Other times our hot flashes are more gentle warm periods when we're dressed in tee-shirts & shorts while everyone else is bundled up for winter. What's your baseline? You may be having hot flashes when you are feeling warmer than whatever's normal for *you*. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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