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Behind the Hot Flush

Welcome to Jude's Menopause Wellness


Here to help for all your menopausal needs!


Thank you for visiting my page! My name is Jude and I am a 51-year-old mother of four, living in Manchester. I have always been interested in health and fitness, and at forty years old trained to be a Personal Trainer. Since then, I have completed Health & Wellbeing courses with a certification in pre/post Natal-care and Peri-to-Post Menopause, in order to advise and support women to be the best versions of themselves going into this third age.

As I started my personal menopause journey, one of the things I suffered with mostly was hot flushes (also known as hot flashes). I found that there was little research and a small market for menopausal women, and I felt helpless and uninformed.




Menopause is a natural phase of life that brings about various changes in a woman's body. One of the most common and often troublesome symptoms experienced by women during menopause is hot flushes. These sudden waves of intense heat and sweating can be quite uncomfortable and disruptive. Fortunately, there are ways to manage and even find relief from hot flushes. In this article, we will delve into the details of hot flushes, including why and when they happen, and explore how women can find respite with the help of a fantastic product called "The Sensation Cooling Scarf."


Understanding Hot Flushes:


Hot flushes, also known as hot flashes, are a characteristic symptom of menopause. They occur due to hormonal changes in a woman's body, specifically a decrease in estrogen levels. When estrogen fluctuates, it can affect the hypothalamus, the part of the brain responsible for regulating body temperature. As a result, the hypothalamus may mistakenly perceive a slight increase in body temperature and initiate a response to cool down the body, triggering a hot flush.


When Do Hot Flushes Happen?


Hot flushes can strike at any time, leaving women feeling caught off guard. Whether it's during the day or at night, they can disrupt daily routines and even interfere with much-needed sleep. While every woman's experience with hot flushes may vary, certain triggers can increase the likelihood of experiencing them. Common triggers include spicy foods, caffeine, alcohol, stress, and warm environments. Hot flushes can last anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes, and their frequency and intensity can also vary.


If you have any questions or queries surrounding your menopause journey, please reach out to me!



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