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 »

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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 »

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Decreased levels of testosterone can cause male hot flashes. Men who receive therapy for prostate cancer or who are castrated have reduced testosterone levels and are more likely to be affected by hot flashes. Medication... More »

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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 »

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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 About.com. Any food that raises the body's temperature even slightly can trigger a h... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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