Do you get hot flashes?
Are they mostly at night?
Can they set the bed on fire (but not in that way)?
Let’s get you some solutions!
Before we do that, here is some quick info on why hot flashes occur so we can try to effect the root cause of these hormonal symptoms.
What causes hot flashes?
As you can imagine it’s all about hormonal balance (or imbalance).
During the menstruating years your estrogen allows for your ovaries to respond when “luteinizing hormone” (LH) says to release those eggs every month.
When it gets to the point where your estrogen levels start dropping (i.e. perimenopause) those ovaries start to simply ignore the LH.
Can you guess what your body’s response to this is?
It releases adrenaline! Continue reading →