Hot flashes

Hot Flashes: What Can I Do? Hot flashes, a common symptom of the menopausal transition, are uncomfortable and can last for many years. When they happen at night, hot flashes are called night sweats. ...Source: NIA (NIH)1 ...

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Differential Diagnosis of Hot flashes

Heart attack: Cold sweats, and you know it's not menopause Unexplained or excessive sweating, or breaking out into a "cold sweat," can be a sign of heart attack. If you have any one of these symptoms and it lasts for ...2

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Specific Causes of Hot flashes

Tamoxifen: Tamoxifen is an effective therapy for some types of breast cancer. However, about 80 percent of women who take the drug get hot flashes. ...Source: NIH News in Health (NIH)3 ...

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Causes List for Hot flashes

Possible causes of Hot flashes (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Clinical Features of Hot flashes

A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat in the upper part or all of your body. Your face and neck become flushed. Red blotches may appear on your chest, back, and arms. Heavy sweating and cold shivering can ...5

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Treatments for Hot flashes

You may decide you don't need to change your lifestyle or investigate treatment options because your symptoms are mild. But, if you are bothered by hot flashes, there are some steps you can take. Try to take note of what ...6

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References

  1. Source: NIA (NIH): nia.nih.gov/ health/ hot-flashes-what-can-i-do
  2. Source: OWH (DHHS): womenshealth.gov/ heartattack/ symptoms.html
  3. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ 2005/ April2005/ docs/ 02capsules.htm
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NIA (NIH): nia.nih.gov/ health/ what-are-signs-and-symptoms-menopause
  6. Source: NIA (NIH): nia.nih.gov/ health/ hot-flashes-what-can-i-do

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