To prevent hot flashes, avoid these triggers:Stress ,Caffeine ,Alcohol ,Spicy foods ,Tight clothing ,Heat ,smoking .
Keep your bedroom cool at night.
Wear loose clothing especially cotton .
Practice deep breathing .
Some herbs are often useful for such symptoms like
Soy products are thought to have phytoestrogens that may reduce hot flashes. .
Evening primrose oil - It is commonly prescribed for these symptoms .
If you are taken off the hormone pills you may consult a herbalist to discuss some alternate treatment options .
Vaginal dryness is most likely due to lack of hormone estrogen .
A water-soluble vaginal lubricant may be useful in mild cases .