Well the answer to that can get complicated! And there is still a lot of research going on in this topic because the actual cause of hot flashes is still NOT completely understood.
The average length of time we deal with hot flashes is about 7 years. This is usually about 3 and a half to 4 years before menopause and 3 and a half years after menopause.
Some women can experience hot flashes only during the average known 7 years... but some women experience hot flashes forever! ThereContinue reading