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Author Topic: Stupid hot flashes  (Read 719 times)

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Offline klassykitty

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Stupid hot flashes
« on: April 20, 2014, 11:26:22 PM »
  :(
 
Is there anything I can do for hot flashes?

My AIDS doctor told me I couldn't take pills they used to give to women going through menopause.

He also told me I was only pre-menopausel.

michelle

How to handle stress like a dog:
If you can't eat it or play with it.....
then pee on it and walk away

Diagnosed 01-20-2011
01-23  CD4 32    VL 125,400
02-18        76     VL 189
03-14  no cd4 test done   VL-52
04-14   69  VL-UNDECTABLE  YEA!!
05-26   50  whoopsy  
06-27   71        %-7
08-15   64 WTF %-9 
10-16  80         %7  
2012  CD4  %Thing   VL-UD
01-18  87    7
04-18  93    8  
07-16  151  8         
10-18  83    9    VL-70
2013   CD4   %thing       VL-UD
01-28  121     9
04-24  148    11   
07-25  157    11   
10-22  185    13
2014   CD-4  %thing   VL-UD
02-07 201 YEA!!!!!!  12
06-03  205      12

Offline BT65

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Re: Stupid hot flashes
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2014, 03:54:12 AM »
Michelle, I've been having flashes for a couple (or more) years.  I know they make "cooling pads," I believe Poise makes these.  If you go on their website you can request a free sample. 

I've heard women talk about "natural" supplements to take for these, like black cohosh, or the others sold in the vitamin/supplement area of a store or pharmacy; however, having used a ton of supplements back in the early days, I have little faith in these.  However, some women swear by them.

I'm waiting to have 12 months of no menstruation, then it should get better.  As of now, my periods are more irregular, but not gone. A couple months ago, I thought I may be turning a corner, but alas, one started again.  So, we just have to hang in there, and hope for better times lol.

Betty
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