Dr. Kimberly Brown ND, LAc
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HOT FLASHES

Things are heating up and it’s not just the weather!

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HOT FLASHES: WHY DO THEY HAPPEN? WHAT ROLE DOES STRESS PLAY?   Hot flashes occur due to a narrowing of the core body temperature range due to something called norepinephrine. But hang on, aren’t hot flashes due to estrogen? Yes and no. Despite amazing advances in medicine, we don’t know the exact mechanism behind a menopausal hot flash. We do know that it can’t be due to low estrogen alone. If that were the case, every menstruating woman would experience hot flashes during their period when estrogen is very low. It’s theorized that what might be the cause is the […]