You are probably in perimenopause. That is the 5-10 years before actual menopause.
You can still get pregnant as long as you are ovulating, but there are a lot of symptoms associated with perimenopause and hot flashes are one of them.
There are many good books dealing with this subject.
lol I hear you on that one. I freaked out and called my doctor right away when I got hot flashes. I was concerning about menopause since I've already experienced it once when I was 31 years old. I have endometriosis and my doctor prescribed depo lupron to help with the fibroyd cyst and endometriosis. It puts your body in a chemically induced menopause and should only last 3 months. Mine lasted about a year, they had a hard time bringing me out of menopause and getting my cycles started again. I swear I felt as though I could have melted the Artic glaciers with those hot flashes. The mood swings were horrible. I can personally say I am not looking forward to going through menopause again when it's actually my time.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.