Hot Flashes can be defined as rapid and intense heat dissipation responses mainly occurring during the menopausal phase of a women’s life. Reports have indicated that 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in Western societies experience hot flashes symptoms. Hot flashes syndrome can be characterized by excessive sweating, feeling of intense internal heat and peripheral vasodilation. Intense sweating is observed mostly around the face, neck, and chest.
Hot flashes also results in symptoms such as anxiety, nausea, disturbed sleep, extreme depression, dryness in the eyes and vagina, feeling of suffocation and inability to concentrateMehendi gallery
In some hot flashes also results in symptoms such as anxiety, nausea, disturbed sleep, extreme depression, dryness in the eyes and vagina, feeling of suffocation and inability to concentrate. Scientists believe that all these symptoms in menopausal women are associated with depletion of estrogen levels in women’s bodies which can occur due to ovarian failure during this stage of life.
Menopause is a phase in women’s life when they experience the permanent absence of menstrual periods. Menopause mostly occurs naturally at the age of 50 and above, but can also be caused by surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment
Researchers have indicated that hot flashes are normally triggered by a small increase in core body temperature acting (Tc) within the narrowed zone. Therefore a relaxation-based method in one study involving paced respiration proved that it is effective in reducing hot flashes occurrence of hot flashes by 50% significantly with no adverse effect.
And it is also observed that there are number of home remedies such as the use of coconut oil which helps in alleviating the symptoms of hot flashes.
As described earlier, hot flashes are mostly seen in women going through her menopause cycle, they experience rapid rise and fall in their body temperature. Scientists have indicated that these temperature differences can be due to the hormonal imbalances which can occur during this phase. It is believed that coconut oil can naturally control these hormonal imbalances in women thus giving them relief from symptoms of hot flashes.
It is also recommended to use natural oils including coconut oil, hemp seed oil and flaxseed oil in the diet of menopausal women as these natural products are found to increase hormones in the body. And they also provide healthy nutrition to the body to overcome other symptoms of hot flashes like sweating, palpitation etc.
It is also strictly recommended for menopausal women to cut down on animal fats and other inflammatory foods such as gluten, soy, sugars and excess alcohol, as these food are believed to increase the symptoms of hot flashes.