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If you have ever experienced a hot flash then you know how unpredictable frustrating, embarrassing, irritating, and even depressing they can be. Hot flashes often bring about lethargy, fatigue and often insomnia for some women.
Hot flashes are caused by decreases in estrogen and progesterone. When these hormones are reduced the gland in the body, the hypothalamus, which acts a thermostat has difficulty determining whether we are hot or cold. Some women suffer only mildly from hot flashes, whereas others find they are hot and soaking in the cold of winter.
By now you may be asking the question, how to treat hot flashes. In answer to that question, here are 15.5 key strategies to help you gain a sense of well-being in overcoming hot flashes.
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Evening Primrose Oil
Exactly What Is It?
Evening Primrose oil is derived from Evening Primrose, a flowering plant that blooms at night. (The Beautiful Yellow Plant You See Here To The Left of The Page). It is known for hot flash natural treatment…
It has high levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid that is related to the omega-3 family of fatty acids.
Like most herbs and nutritional supplements you may need to take it for a few weeks to determine if you experience significant relief.Â I have been taking Evening Primrose for about 20 years now, religiously, and frankly donâ€™t leave home without it in my purse.
After doing my research, I started taking, and continue to take a 500mg capsule very day to relieve menopausal symptoms.Â Prior to taking Evening Primrose for menopausal relief I took it Â to gain relief from pre-menstrual tension.
I am so pleased to say that by maintaining my daily routine, I do not have any problems with hot flashes and very few symptoms of discomfort relative to menopause.
If you have any of the following symptoms related to menopause, Evening Primrose, may provide you with relief so that you begin to experience a sense of well-being:
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Where Can You Buy Evening Primrose Oil?
Evening Primrose is quite popular these day so you should be able to find it easily at your health food store, natural foods grocery store and even the pharmacy.
Nearly every grocery store, health food store, natural foods store, and pharmacy now carries evening primrose oil which is commonly know for hot flash natural treatment.Â The benefit of buying it from a health food store is there maybe an holistic nutritionist on hand to provide you with information on the highest quality brand to purchase.
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Please remember that it is always important to consult your physician before beginning any remedies to make sure they wonâ€™t harm your health nor have any adverse effects. This information is for educational purposes only.