Hot flashes are one of the most common side effects of menopause, but how do the varying levels of hormones affect a woman's body? There's a lot happening during this time of life, all of which can lead to a lot of sweating and discomfort - not to mention confusion and concern. Read on to understand more about how hormonal levels affect hot flashes and what to expect from these fluctuations.
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Reviewed January 19, 2016
By Philip Sarrel, M.D. and Lorna Sarrel, M.S.