Hot flushes, more often known as hot flashes, occur when blood vessels near the skin's surface dilate, according to WebMD. The cause of this is not known, though they may be related to circulation. Hot flushes can also r... More » Health Women's Health Menstruation

Hot flashes usually indicate that a woman is approaching or experiencing menopause, but prescription and over-the-counter medications, hypothalamus dysfunction, hyperthyroidism, spicy foods and alcohol often cause overhe... More » Health Women's Health

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Signs and symptoms of approaching menopause include hot flashes, irregular periods, vaginal dryness, night sweats and mood changes, according to Mayo Clinic. Other signs are hair loss, dry skin, weight gain, loss of brea... More »

A feeling of sudden warmth that spreads throughout the face and upper body, rapid heartbeat, upper body perspiration and a flushed appearance characterized by red, blotchy skin are all symptoms of hot flashes, according ... More »

Some symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, urinary incontinence and other urinary issues, bothersome vaginal changes and bone loss. Most women begin to experience the symptoms of menopause between the ages of 48 and... More »

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 »