-- Nancyann Rella
(HealthDay News) -- What middle-aged woman hasn't begged the
question: Is it warm in here or is it me?
That hot, hot feeling that seems to come over you at the most
inopportune times is a natural part of life: hot flashes. But they
can be avoided.
The first step is figuring out what brings them on. Personal
triggers could include stress, alcohol, caffeine, diet pills, spicy
or hot food, hot tubs, saunas, hot showers, hot beds, hot rooms,
hot weather and smoking.
Even if you can't avoid hot flashes, you can survive them. Here
are some tips from breastcancer.org:
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