Menopause and Hot Flashes
1. Hand in Hand
Menopause and hot flashes, the heat sensation that takes over women of in the throes of menopause. You can be standing line to pay for your groceries the air condition is humming when the store that was cool two seconds ago becomes alarmingly warm. The prick of heat starts at the top of your head and works downward hitting your neck with a flash of heat that feels not unlike hot coals. You close your eyes to practice the mediations you read about on line to help with hot flashes.
2. Keeping your Cool
Menopause is a fact of life this while true, doesn’t always make it fun. Medications to control bodies used to producing estrogen on its own now look elsewhere for the mood balancer. As women we have to find ways to substitute things that we no longer make naturally. Sort of sad. Think of it as a scavenger hunt to feel your optimal best. Dressing lighter when possible and limiting spicy foods are helpful in dealing with hot flashes if you choose to avoid Hormone Replacement Therapy.
3. Treatment for Menopause
Your health care professional will share the latest and the best in available in treating menopause and hot flashes. Another good source to tap into is family. Your female relatives should know the history of women in your family. Genes do play a part and can let you know what to expect. At the very least if women in your family suffer from symptoms they likely have remedies and suggestions that may help you find relief.
4. Things Will Get Better
Hot flashes do subside over time. Althoughthe wait is a considerable number of years it will happen. During this time you will develop strategies that work and help you in becoming comfortable with the new and very real change of life.