Staying cool despite hot flashes

ThriveHotflashBoth men and women may experience hot flashes and sweating from their cancer or cancer treatment. In people with cancer, hot flashes are most commonly associated with lower hormone levels from breast cancer or prostate cancer treatment. Other types of cancer that might also lead to hot flashes include carcinoid tumors, medullary thyroid cancer, pancreatic cancer and renal cell cancer. Here are some tips for staying cool despite hot flashes.

Some medications may be useful in controlling hot flashes. These include certain antidepressants, anticonvulsants, Continue reading