Menopause Hot flashes are not inevitable and can be treated.

The most common treatment is hormone replacement therapy for menopause. By bridging hormonal deficiencies related to menopause, HRT helps to eliminate almost totally hot flashes. It can be prescribed after stopping rules. It remains reserved for women whose quality of life is greatly impaired. HRT is indeed suspected to be related to the appearance of cases of breast cancer. Its use should be as short as possible.

A hormonal treatment with tibolone, a synthetic progestin, is also possible. However, it is less effective and has the same side effects that HRT.

In some cases, antidepressants and psychotropic some can be an interesting alternative, especially in cases of cons-indications for hormonal treatments.

Do not hesitate to consult your gynecologist. It will prescribe the most appropriate treatment for you.

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