Hot flashes can happen to men or women, of any age. For women undergoing menopause avoid these triggers: stress, caffeine, alcohol, smoking.
Hot flashes due to menopause can last from five years to more. Some women experience these symptoms for less time. But hot flashes are obviously uncomfortable.
Hormone replacement therapy carries some risks including blood clots and gallbladder inflammation.
Here is some information on how to use essential oils to reduce the symptoms of hot flashes naturally: