Healthshots

By Aayushi Gupta

Published April 29, 2023

Menopause: 5 Tips To Manage Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause in women and they can be very uncomfortable. Try these 5 tips to manage hot flashes.

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Drink Ice Water

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Drinking cold water or splashing it all over your face can help cool the body during hot flashes. You can also take a shower to cool down yourself.

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Wear Cotton Clothes

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Wear only loose-fitting, cotton clothes if you're prone to hot flashes, especially at night. They may absorb sweat and allow you to cool yourself without trapping heat.

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Carry A Portable Fan

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Carry a portable fan so you can use it when a hot flash occurs. It is a great way to manage hot flashes and keep the air moving around you.

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Avoid Alcohol And Smoking

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Drinking alcohol and smoking increase the risk of disturbed sleep and hot flashes. So, limit your intake of both.

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Practice Deep Breathing

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Sit down and do slow, deep breathing exercises while you are experiencing hot flashes. It will take only 4-5 minutes to manage hot flashes.

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