Your complete guide to… HOT FLUSHES

If you’re menopausal and find yourself flinging open the window or waking up drenched in sweat, it’s likely you’re having hot flushes. These affect as many as 80% of women during the menopause* and, despite it being a common complaint, being hot and bothered can disrupt daily routines and knock confidence levels. Luckily, there are plenty of steps you can take to handle hot flushes. Here are some of the best…

What is a hot flush?

A hot flush can vary(£9.74, Haynes). ‘Some women may have hot flushes a few times a month, while others endure several a day.’ They can last for around four years, but some women may have to cope with hot flushes for decades.

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