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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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Making lifestyle changes, taking estrogen supplements and avoiding particular triggers are possible ways to reduce the incidence of hot flashes, according to Healthline. It is important to maintain a healthy diet, practi... More »

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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 »

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Making lifestyle changes, taking estrogen supplements and avoiding particular triggers are possible ways to reduce the incidence of hot flashes, according to Healthline. It is important to maintain a healthy diet, practi... More »

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