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The purpose of this blog is to shed my personal and professional experiences on the topics of Estrogen, Menstrual Cycle Preservation & Restoration, Perimenopause, Menopause, Hormone Balancing, and Female Hormone Replacement Therapies.  

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Anatomy Of A Hot Flash

 

Many women who come into the hormone clinic say they experience hot flashes and so go on to ask me what causes them. Here is what I tell them...

When estrogen gets too low, the brain realizes estrogen is no longer high enough to protect the body and do its job, so the adrenal gland kicks in and increases cortisol secretion to excess.

This excess is enough to cause instability of the blood pressure, appearing as vacillating hypertension, both systolic and diastolic.

The diastolic...

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