(BPT) - Going through hot flashes? You’re not alone.
If you’re a woman in your 40s, you may have started experiencing the normal symptoms of perimenopause, which is a natural transition that occurs during the years leading up to menopause. During perimenopause, which can last anywhere from a few months to nearly a decade for some women, and during menopause, hot flashes are extremely common. According to the U.S. Office of Women’s Health, 75% of U.S. women will experience hot flashes.