Hot flashes can be stopped through hormone therapy or can be prevented by avoiding the triggers, such as cigarette smoke, stress, alcohol, spicy foods, caffeine, tight clothing and heat. Some women may not be ready to op... More » Health Women's Health Menstruation

Hormone therapy, medications, layered clothing, and lifestyle and diet changes all can help to stop hot flashes during menopause, according to WebMD. Although estrogen may increase the risk of other health problems, it i... More » Health Women's Health

Hot flashes, the most frequent symptom of menopause and perimenopause, occur in more than two-thirds of North American women, and they can cause sweating at night, explains WebMD. Medications, cancers, infections, hormon... More » Health Women's Health

To treat hot flashes naturally, women can drink a glass of cold water, go to a cooler place and avoid triggers. To treat other symptoms of menopause naturally, they can exercise regularly, follow a balanced diet, do rela... More » Health Women's Health Menstruation

Foods to be avoided by women prone to hot flashes are foods that are hot in the spicy sense as well as hot in temperature, according to Any food that raises the body's temperature even slightly can trigger a h... More » Food Food Facts

To prevent excessive armpit sweating consider an antiperspirant, which is different from deodorant, or avoid triggers such as alcohol, heat, caffeine or spicy foods, according to MedlinePlus. Medication, Botox or iontoph... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A 2014 study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that the antidepressant Effexor treats hot flashes in menopausal women as effectively as hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, according to B... More » Health Medications & Vitamins