Explains why menopausal hot flashes are sometimes followed by chills. Shows how the imbalance of female hormones causes a spike in body temperature, as well as headaches, nausea, and anxiety. This burst of heat is sometimes followed by a drop in body temperature as the body corrects for this imbalance.
Doctors recommend dietary changes as a first recourse for treating menopause symptoms. This article presents five foods and drinks to avoid during menopause, such as baked goods, caffeine, and spicy foods. Avoiding these triggers can help reduce the number of episodes of menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats.
Updated on November 11st, 2013