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It wasn’t the butler is was the buckwheat…

I know I owe my readers a post on motivation, neurotransmitters, and dopamine, but I have to tell you, bloggers with low dopamine and a lack of motivation don’t get a lot of posts written! On the bright side, I

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Sugar is on the hot flash hit list!

I know I was posting quite a bit for a while there and then I disappeared. A little over the a month ago my family suffered a loss. My first cousin died tragically. It is something I’d like to write

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Posted in histamine intolerance, menopause, migraine, peri-menopause, Women's health

14 years of hot flashes?!

When I started perimenopause “in earnest” I started having hot flashes. I had them mostly during my periods. My periods were still regular, but the hot flashes were an added treat. I also noticed something else. The day before my

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Are hot flashes allergy-like reactions?

It’s been two weeks since I stopped drinking green tea and two weeks since I’ve had a hot flash. When I say I haven’t had a hot flash, I mean not one. Not after eating spicy food, not during or

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Posted in histamine intolerance, menopause, peri-menopause, Women's health

After all that was it the green tea?

So after all my research, after all my theories, and after all the many hours I’ve put into understanding what might trigger hot flashes, could it be drinking green tea, for me, was the actual culprit all along? I have

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Magnesium for hot flashes too!

This is going to be a super quick post. I’m working on a much more comprehensive post, but in the meantime, I wanted to get a quick plug in for magnesium. When I find something that works I don’t like

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Posted in histamine intolerance, menopause, peri-menopause, Women's health

The hot flash information round-up

After so many posts chasing down the reasons for (peri)menopausal hot flashes I thought I should take a moment to summarize all I’ve learned. First and foremost, I’ve learned that food has a definite effect on hot flashes. The reasons,

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Posted in histamine intolerance, menopause, peri-menopause, Women's health

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