6 Tips for Managing Hot Flashes
Hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause, but sometimes they can be persistent and disrupt daily life. Here are some tips for avoiding and dealing with hot flashes.
Using Hormone Therapy
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If your hot flashes seem almost unbearable, then it may be worth it to discuss the pros and cons of hormone therapy (HT) with your doctor. Estrogen and progestin are taken in pill form to boost their diminshing presence in the body due to menopause. Although hormone therapy used to be commonly prescribed for menopause symptoms, doctors now know it can have serious risks. You have to decide if the benefits outweigh the risks for you.