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hot flush

n. Chiefly British
A hot flash.

hot flush

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hot flash

n
(Pathology) a sudden unpleasant hot feeling in the skin, caused by endocrine imbalance, esp experienced by women at menopause
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hot flush

hot flash (Am) nscalmana, caldana
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A NEW class of drug has been developed that promises to end the misery of menopausal hot flushes.
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Lead author of the study, Professor Jo Brewis from the University of Leicester, says: "The evidence indicates that many women find transition symptoms, especially hot flushes, difficult to manage and that being at work can exacerbate these symptoms.
HOT FLUSHES AND NIGHT SWEATS A debilitating symptom for many women, these sudden hot skin flushes can disrupt sleep and daily life.
Summary: New York [USA], July 16 (ANI): A sign of relief for women undergoing menopause, as a study has found that fermented-red clover extract can effectively reduce the number, severity of hot flushes, hormonal swings and bone loss.
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Many women will suffer hot flushes About 1 in every 100 women start their menopause before the age of 40.
There's that CBT is helpful with As well as helping to alleviate symptoms like hot flushes, HRT can also protect the bones because oestrogen is important for bone density.