I'm 65 and still have hot flashes why? All I have are my ovaries. I was hormones for about 15 yrs. After my surgery in early 40's

It can be. Hard to say? They seem to be related to a baseline level of anxiety. Some people are hyper perceptive. The risk of estrogen alone, without Progesterone is very low. You may benefit from a very low dose of estrogen. It offers bone protection and the risk of something bad with estrogen alone is 7/10000 per year. Also a low dose drug called an snri would help, Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30 mg is good for pain to.