Hot flashes are observed when the body cannot regulate the temperature properly. Especially when the temperature gets higher, getting comfortable can be impossible for the people who are suffering from this condition.
The hypothalamus area of the brain maintains the hot-cold balance of the body. When the weather gets colder, it creates a signal that triggers shivering. When the weather gets warmer, it triggers sweating. As the sweat is vaporized, it reduces the temperature of the body. For some people, this sensitive balance may get disrupted.
In serious cases, angina may be experienced. In such cases, immediate doctor’s consultation is required. This symptom arises after a physical activity or as the condition slowly worsen.
It is usually possible to get rid of the hot flash and get comfortable during a hot weather. Here are the methods that help with hot flashes:
1. Estrogen Replacement Therapy
It involves the external estrogen replacement to compensate with the decreasing level of estrogen during menopause. A lot of women prefer this treatment to get over the menopause comfortably, since it relieves the menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes. The treatment usually reduces the hot flashes by 90%.