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What Causes Hot Flashes?

What Causes Hot Flashes?

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! There

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Did you know Your Body Actually Makes THREE Main Types of Estrogen

Did you know Your Body Actually Makes THREE Main Types of Estrogen

E1 (Estrone) is the form of Estrogen that our Fat cells make. It is the PRIMARY estrogen of the body AFTER menopause. It is also most associated with breast cancer. This is why heavy set women are at much higher risk of breast cancer than thin women. Their ESTRONE levels are higher.

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