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Understanding Vasomotor Symptoms: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats


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Heat starts in your chest and moves up to your neck and face … and then, the sweating begins

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Learn what may trigger the sudden onset of heat and sweat

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Nausea isn’t a common side effect, but it’s not unheard of, especially if you deal with anxiety

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Hormone therapy, medication and lifestyle changes and can help you get the restful ZZZs you need

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