Mechanism of Hot Flash
Hot flash is thought to be triggered by low levels of estrogen caused by the declining ovarian function that occurs during
According to Sue Davis, "There can be just hotness in the face, or some
The duration of a hot flash can extend anywhere between 3 to 5 minutes. But there are instances where an episode had stretched to about an hour or so. The duration and intensity of
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