Best known for their presence during Menopause, a hot flush occurs when blood vessels in the Skin dilate, bringing the sensation of heat, suffocation and/or sweating. Usually this is caused by changes in hormonal balance.
For menopausal women, the duration and intensity of hot flushes may vary, if they are even present at all. They are sometimes accompanied by red blotching of Skin, chills, palpitations, and Headache.
Black Cohosh (2)
Vitamin E (1)
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