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Penguinmama

426d

Does anyone know how to combat night sweats/hot flashes? I've tried just about everything & nothing seems to help

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    • sorenachy

      422d

      I actually when to my gyno and she started me in low dose birth control and my hot flushes are almost completely gone. I very rarely get them anymore. It's been awesome.

    • sorenachy

      422d

      I actually when to my gyno and she started me in low dose birth control and my hot flushes are almost completely gone. I very rarely get them anymore. It's been awesome.

    • Utahperson

      423d

      Get a bigger standup fan, light sheets. Use a cold humidifier may help. Low or no protein before bed meat beans and nuts make you run warm.

      • DaisyMae7

        422d

        @Utahperson I didn't know about the protein, that's good to know because I'm on HRT and I still have night sweats

    • Shmoop

      424d

      Yes, completely agree with the Hormone replacement therapy. Ask for bioidentical HRT it's going to be two medications estrogen and progesterone. I rarely have hot flashes any more. Life saver!

    • Nannytequila

      424d

      Hrt was my lifesaver,, still get occasional hot flush but nowhere near as bad . Fans - both upright & handheld- are extremely effective ❤️

    • Penguinmama

      424d

      I've been dealing w/menopause for 10 years now & it's driving me insane

    • DaisyMae7

      425d

      I sleep with my ceiling fan on and thin lose pj's

    • Wonderwoman6

      425d

      May be down to the start of the menopause. It's treatable with HRT, and your doctor would be the best to help you too

    • Beetlejuul

      425d

      I live in a dorm in florida so I can’t change the temp and it’s around 72 F in my room or higher. I invested in a nice tower fan with 3 settings. I also have a shitty desk fan aimed directly at my face. I occasionally sleep with ice packs or a cooling blanket. Love ice packs tho

      • ladycat

        425d

        @Beetlejuul Put ice packs behind the fans for extra cooling.

    • TollyRock

      426d

      What temp is your room at night? Mine is usually 15-19°C, best temp for sleep is around 18°C. Keep a beach towel handy for lying on/drying off at night time. Eat well Drink enough water. For me with my outdoors job that's 2-3Litres every day Oct-Mar and as the weather warms, up to 6L per day. Sounds a lot? Only 500mg every ½ hour... Also wear loose-fitting, nonsynthetic clothing. I've actually stopped wearing bra etc. Feels comfortable and less sweaty. Maintain good hygiene and visit the Dr is you're at all concerned

      • ladycat

        425d

        @TollyRock great advice, and throw in a tylenol

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