Hot flashes & Night Sweats

Night Sweats and Hot Flashes affect two-thirds of women during menopause and perimenopause.

Hot Flashes: Sudden reddening of the face, neck and sweating due to rapid drop of estrogen levels & decrease over time in severity.

Night Sweats: Body’s reaction to heat causes sweating.

May use the following:

  • Vitamin B &E
  • Black Cohos
  • Ibuprofen
  • Primrose oil
  • Soy beans
  • Tofu
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils​

Avoid the following:

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Hot surroundings
  • Spicy foods
  • Stress​

Please read Hormonal and Non Hormonal treatment options section for sleep disorders in menopause.