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Hormone therapy through intake of estrogen and progesterone, a low dosage of antidepressants, and the prescription drugs Gabapentin and Clonidine are treatment options for women's hot flashes, according to Mayo Clinic. H... More »

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As of 2015, there is still debate about the mechanism that causes hot flashes after menopause, but most experts believe it involves decreased estrogen production and its effects on the hypothalamus, notes Healthline. The... More »

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Menopause, hyperthyroidism, damage to the hypothalamus, urinary tract infections and carcinoid syndrome can all cause hot flashes, according to Healthline. Pituitary tumors, HIV infection and alcoholism also produce symp... More »

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A hormone replacement therapy regimen that includes estrogen and progesterone, certain antidepressant medications in low doses, the anti-seizure drug gabapentin, and clonidine, a high blood pressure medication, are effec... More »

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Remedies for hot flashes include hormone therapy, taking antidepressants, taking anti-seizure medications, and avoiding certain foods and drinks, states Mayo Clinic. Losing weight if necessary and quitting smoking may al... More »

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Taking certain vitamin supplements, such as vitamin B complex and vitamin E, can help reduce hot flashes in some women, according to WebMD. For others, prescription medications, including hormone replacement therapy, low... More »

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Although some studies reveal that flaxseed does not significantly reduce hot flashes, one study in 2007 reported that menopausal women decreased the frequency and intensity of their hot flashes after consuming 2 tablespo... More »

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