Definition of hot flash in English:

hot flash

Syllabification: hot flash

noun

  • A sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of menopause.
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    • Although endocrine changes are permanent, menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, which are experienced by about 70% of women, usually resolve with time.
    • In the short term, it is taken to relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.
    • Hormone replacement therapy is used mostly for the relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, and for the prevention of osteoporosis.

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