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Hot flashes?

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Psion Tue 31-May-16 21:30:57

Yesterday I was just lying quietly in bed when I experienced an unpleasant flash of dread, followed by a sudden warmth spreading through my chest and belly, followed by my heart beat quickening, followed by feeling chilled and a bit shaking. It lasted maybe 15-20 seconds from start to finish.

I have had several more this afternoon and evening. It's really horrible, especially the split second of dread before one starts. I don't sweat and I don't go red in the face or anything, but I definitely get heat spreading across my body.

I am nearly 46, and already on HRT for peri menopausal anxiety/depression, so I am surprised to start getting hot flashes now?

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Wed 01-Jun-16 15:33:28

What dose HRT are you on? You may need it increasing, quite normal to have hot flashes in perimenopause my friends all have.
Saying that I am now one year since last period and have not had one yet!

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