Hot flashes is one common symptom women experience when menopause is just about to arrive in their life, or in some cases it continues to happen for some time after menopause. It is a super annoying feeling of intense heat that come from within. Sweating, red skin, tingling sensation in finger, and hot skin is all hot flashes does to women. You women can get rid or make this particular symptom of menopause less severe by following some natural and alternative therapies:
An herbal remedy that comes from the roots of a plant that belongs to the buttercup family is black cohosh. It relieves symptoms of menopause including those annoying hot flashes. You get this herbal extract in various forms and the widely used form is a pill. Before consuming black cohosh you must consult a doctor.
Coffee is not good
Coffee intake is just not good for women who are experiencing hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. It may sound stating obvious to you but some women knowingly continue their intake of caffeine filled coffee that is sure to aggravate their hot flashes. If you have extreme penchant for coffee then ensure your intake is minimal, and start consuming decaf coffee.
Few researches support that woman who smoke experience severe hot flashes and other menopause symptoms than those who do not smoke. Nicotine has stimulating effects that aggravates hot flashes in women. You can take help of local centers that help people get rid of smoking and other addictions.
Exercise is must
Exercising keeps all our body parts moving, thus, improving blood circulation and keeping all abnormalities, including the side effects of menopause at bay. You can do aerobics, yoga, or any other exercise you find comfortable. Yoga five times a week for half an hour does wonders to eliminate hot flashes.
Maintain proper hydration
Drinking plenty of water is a sure shot solution of hot flashes and many other health conditions. Water intake restores the lost balance of your body’s thermostat. Wherever you go, carry a water bottle so that you consume enough water entire day. Besides water, you must consume fair amount of juices that cool down your body from within.
Some women experience hot flashes right from the onset of menopause until some years later. They can cure or mitigate its effect with the help of DIY remedies.