What Causes Hot Flushes and Sweats?

During the lead up to the last period and this will vary from person to person, hormonal imbalances cause various symptoms to appear.

The most common is the Hot Flush – butt of comedians’ jokes along with those featuring mothers-in-law.

First of all take yourself off to the doctor. You can have a blood test to see if your hormone levels of FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) have decreased which will account for your symptoms.