Hot Flashes PicHot flashes, also called hot flushes, are sudden feelings of heat or warmth across the body, most commonly across the face, neck, and chest. They are usually experienced during menopause or perimenopause when estrogen levels decrease in the body. Each occurrence can last anywhere from 2 to 30 minutes and can range in severity and frequency.

Symptoms can Include:

  • Sudden feeling of warmth through your upper body and face
  • Flushed, reddened skin
  • Sweating
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Chilled feeling once the warmth recedes

Several Risk Factors Include:

  • Menopausal or perimenopausal age
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Ethnicity

Participate in Research Studies for Women with Hot Flashes

  • Receive study-related care and examinations at no cost to you
  • Study-related medications are at no cost to you if eligible
  • Compensation for your time and travel

You may qualify for this study if you are:

  • A postmenopausal woman no longer having periods
  • Regularly experiencing moderate to severe hot flashes
  • Not using estrogen or progestin containing products or willing to discontinue these products
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