A typical sign of menopause is the sudden sensation of heat spreading through the body, referred to as a hot flash. This overwhelming blast of warmth varies in intensity as well as duration and often disturbs sleeping patterns. A woman's face and neck may turn red and her skin may look blotchy during a hot flash. Approximately 70 to 80% of women experience hot flashes during menopause. To alleviate these symptoms, try wearing breathable clothes made of cotton and drink extra water.
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