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how in the world do I manage these constant day and night hot flashes?!!

Let's face facts.. this is very unattractive. Buckets of sweat, pouring off my head while I am starting over at 47---does not make me very marketable!

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Asked by soniamonica17 at 10:23 AM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Health

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  • As long as you do not have high blood pressure issues, sage tea works very well to help manage hot flashes.

    Answer by faeriemamma at 10:40 AM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I take soy isoflavoids. Any soy products will help with the hot flashes. I eat a peanut butter replacement called soy is sooo yummy!!! I like it better than regular peanut butter. If I eat a sandwich a day. No hot flashes. good luck

    Answer by MommasCooCoo at 10:59 AM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • i had hot flashes after my surgical menopause and i started cutting of a chunk of cheddar cheese and eating it in the evening and they went away and i havent had any more problems with it and that was about 10 years ago. good luck, it worked for me,it might be worth a try. i know i was ready to try anything.

    Answer by yathere at 12:08 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • natural progesterone cream

    Answer by Roxanne0607 at 9:33 AM on Jun. 20, 2008

  • I am 47 also and just got married again last October. I had a complete hysto a few months ago. Before that the night sweats were pretty bad, and right after I had LOOONG Tropical Vacations or hot flashes. I started using a natural product called feminene which helped alot. I did not want to use estrogen products so my gyn put me on zoloft which has totally taken care of my power surges.

    Answer by motivesmom at 10:29 AM on Jun. 20, 2008

  • I know of a natural product to help with these symptoms. If you are interested PM me.

    Answer by MentorByDesign at 4:48 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

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