WHAT are Hot Flashes?
Hot Flashes are sudden feelings of warmth, which are usually most intense over the face, neck, and chest. They can also cause sweating and you may feel a chill after the sweat dies down.
Hot Flashes are most commonly due to menopause and are actually the most common symptom of the menopausal transition, even though other medical conditions can cause hot flashes as well.
Hot Flashes vary in frequency and intensity among women and can range from a few a week to several an hour. How long symptoms last varies greatly as well. On average, symptoms persist for 7-10 years.
Hot Flashes SYMPTOMS
During a Hot Flash you might deal with the following:
- A sudden feeling of warmth spreading through your upper body and face
- A flushed appearance with red, blotchy skin
- Rapid heartbeat
- Perspiration, mostly on your upper body
- A chilled feeling as the hot flash lets up
eStudySite engages in investigative clinical trials of medications treating Hot Flashes. Qualified subjects participating in a trial receive study-related medical evaluations and the investigative study medication at no cost, and may be eligible to receive financial compensation for time and travel cost.
If you suffer from Hot Flashes and would like to learn more, or volunteer for a study, please fill out the form to the right, or call us at 619-704-2750.