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Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are caused by the hormonal changes that happen when a woman enters the menopause stage. There are many natural remedies for hot flashes, which can help you get relief from this uncomfortable symptom of menopause. Below are some of the most popular natural remedies for hot flashes.

  1. Black Cohosh

Black cohosh is probably the most popular herb that women report having helped them with hot flashes. It is recommended that you take black cohosh extracts from a reputable company. For the most part, it is safe to use in regulated doses.

  1. Limit spicy and sugary foods

Hot flashes can be caused or worsened by eating spicy, sugary or other foods that cause rapid fluctuations in your blood sugar. Avoiding them may help to reduce the severity and number of hot flashes

  1. Keep cool

Hot flashes are often triggered by heat. Try keeping cool using fans, air conditioning, or a cold washcloth on your neck and chest to help reduce their severity and frequency.

  1. Avoid stress

Stress can trigger hot flashes and these may be more severe during times of stress or anxiety. Try doing activities that relax you, such as yoga, meditation, or a massage. Learn how to manage stress in healthy ways and try to avoid negative self-talk that may raise your levels of cortisol (stress hormone).

  1. Drink water

Drinking cold water helps to cool your body temperature. Try to drink at least one glass of water a day, but avoid drinking beverages that are too cold or sugary, as these may also trigger hot flashes.

  1. Exercise

Exercise can help relieve stress and keep your body healthy and fit during menopause. Some exercise that works the major muscle groups such as walking, running or swimming has been shown to be effective at helping women with night sweats and hot flashes in some studies.

Natural remedies for hot flashes can not only help reduce the frequency, but also the severity of your hot flashes. Try these and other natural remedies to find the one that works best for you.

A naturopathic gynecologist can provide more suggestions for you that include other herbs that are natural remedies for hot flashes. For help with hot flashes, schedule an appointment by  contacting us.

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