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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.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

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 5 months ago.
have tried hrt didn't help. will see my GP and ask about the other medications you have mentioned. Thankyou

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