Menopausal hot flashes can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose menopausal hot flashes, we could:
Are you experiencing hot flashes?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ No, definitely not
→ Occasionally mild
→ Frequently mild / occasionally severe
→ Frequently severe
Studies indicate that progesterone can sometimes minimize hot flashes. Natural progesterone cream has been clinically demonstrated to provide relief from hot flashes in some women.