Can there be other causes of hot flashes? According to Healthline there can be other causes such as:
- Can be a side effect from a prescription medication.
- Some over-the-counter medications can cause symptoms that mimic those of menopause-related hot flashes.
- Certain spicy foods, that pack a fiery punch can dilate blood vessels and stimulate nerve endings.
- Alcohol can affect some people this way as well.
According to MedicineNet, approximately 70% of women will experience hot flashes at some point in the menopausal transition. Occasionally, hot flashes can be a result of other medical conditions. A good place to start is by having your hormone balance checked with our simple urine test.