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Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly
So when do you get hot flashes? Any specific time / activity which seems to be a trigger?
Do you take any hormone replacement?
Alright sorry for the delay. Well it could be either due to hormonal imbalance as you are postmenopausal so sometimes symptoms can appear late too. Other then that under replacement of thyroxine may also cause hot flashes and sweating spells.
Low functioning thyroid lowers your progesterone, increases Nitric oxide levels and lowers your sugar level by effect on liver so all these factors contribute to triggering hot flashes.
Would like to know when you had your last TSH done and how was it.
Ok . You need to get estrogen / progesterone levels checked. If its been really bothersome for you,it might require hormone replacement.
Let me know if you have any further queries on this.
Alright sorry i missed that ,probably i was thinking more about your main issue that was hot flashes and also due to interrupted chat one can lose track. You are very right hormone replacement isnt recommended in such a case.
But your symptoms are pretty much linked to hormonal imbalance. We can try alternative medicine here. Using linseed can really help with hot flashes due to hormonal imbalance and i would recommend you giving it a shot.
I hope this helps.
Wish you all the best.