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Infographic: What Does a Woman's Body Experience During a Hot Flash?

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Infographic: What Does a Woman's Body Experience During a Hot Flash? EmpowHer

Hot flashes are a familiar occurrence among women going through menopause, but not all women will experience them for the same duration or with the same severity. The underlying causes and concerns, however, remain common among menopausal women. This infographic will guide you through what happens to woman’s body during a hot flash.

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Reviewed January 21, 2016
By Philip Sarrel, M.D. and Lorna Sarrel, M.S.

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