Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hot flashes are described as one of the most bothersome symptoms for women, mostly caused by the hormonal changes of menopause, lifestyle or certain medications. Nowadays, more than 75% women experience hot flashes of some kind as they approach menopause period, worldwide. The most widely recognized symptoms among women who struggle with hot flashes are – the sensation of warmth spreading through the whole body, flushing, tachycardia, perspiration, irritability and headache. Learn more about the hot flash’s mechanism and its treatments in this book.