I Have Hot Flashes

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    Treating Menopause With Venom

    Menopause Venom I'm taking snake venom for hot flashes - Lachesis mutus, to be exact. This homeopathic remedy comes from the poisonous venom of the Bushmaster, a greatly feared snake native to Central and South America. The poison of the Bushmaster is deadly if it enters the...
    Velya Velya
    1 Response Jul 18, 2011

    I am constantly putting on clothes,

    taking off clothes, putting on clothes...
    Dotbar Dotbar
    51-55, F
    Dec 14, 2014

    WHEW! Who's Playing With My Thermostat!

    Just going along doing anything really, being anywhere. Anytime of the day or night, I even wake up from a nice sleep with this and sweating. Sometimes before they start (not always) I have just the slightest moment of an uneasy feeling and ... 'BAM!' I feel like my face and...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2008

    I'm On Fire!

    I have hot flashes and at times feel like I could heat up the whole world!  I had breast cancer, started taking Tomaxifen, then quit that... had my ovaries removed to prevent cancer forming from estrogen.  But, although I feel lucky I caught my cancer...it seems as...
    sexycancersurvivor sexycancersurvivor
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2009

    Five Alarm Hot Flashes!

    "It's hot in here"!!  "No, it's not" says my husband. It's just me having another FIVE ALARM HOT FLASH!!  Guess it's part of life, that I continue to endure!  One of the drawbacks that I do miss....In winter....No more wool sweaters!  I...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2008

    ...its Getting Hot In Here

    I guess being overweight does it
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2012

    And am miserable. I've had them

    for years but they have gotten worse over the last 4 years or so.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 10, 2015

    Hot Flashes

    Its been a while now, I'm always hot or have hot flashes.  I find myself sweating often.  I guess it is due cause I am overweight.  Another thing, I find I sweat to much that my sweaters, t-shirts become yellow from the underarm and I do wear deodorant.  In the winter, I am...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Jun 22, 2011

    Darn-Hot Flash!

    Oh My gosh....Here I am on EP and having a darn hot flash!!!  Grabs a tissue and dabs the sweat off my face and neck!!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    I Want Them to Stop

     I am a 38 year old female with a problem.  Six years ago I had a full hysterectomy due to stage 4 endometriosis. Both ovaries were taken, along with my uterus and even my poor little compromised appendix fell victim.  Of course, the minute I recovered from...
    cyranomyluv cyranomyluv
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Sep 16, 2009
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