Many women come to me seeking relief from hot flashes and night sweats. Yes, there are hormonal changes taking place, which have physiological effects. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, their thermoregulatory system is in need of assistance.
Quite simply, the heat is stuck in the wrong place.
Our ideal state is a cool head and warm feet.
When a woman is perimenopausal or in menopause, their Yin (fluids) and Blood, which nourish the body, are in a diminished state. [Read more…]