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I am 73 years old and have terrible hot flushes why is this

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I am 73 years old and have terrible hot flushes why is this at my age.
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 25 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 25 days ago.

I am sorry you are having bad hot flashes

have you had your thyroid hormone levels checked? abnormal thyroid hormone levels can cause hot flashes.

you tried hormone replacement therapy? that didn't help?

how about medications like effexor or paroxetine? these can help decrease hot flash symptoms.

Customer: replied 25 days ago.
have tried hrt didn't help. will see my GP and ask about the other medications you have mentioned. Thankyou
Expert:  Dr. David replied 25 days ago.

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