The Hot and Cold of Menopause

The Hot and Cold of Menopause

Probably the most common symptom of menopause is a bugger called hot flashes – and it has some friends that often tag along! Some of these “friends” are things like cold feet and sudden chills across your body. When hot flashes occur you are often left feeling that you want to rip of your clothes…

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…