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Menopause and Hot Flashes

Dr. Holly Atkinson Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
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Hot flashes are common for women during menopause. In fact, 75% of women have them. Hot flashesusually last 2-4 minutes and involve lots of sweating followed by shivering. They are caused by hormonal fluctuations and can be quite uncomfortable. If they become too bothersome, it is best to visit your doctor.

 

 

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