Night time overheating should be investigated for;
6) Prinzmetal angina.
7) thyroid abnormalities
The following lifestyle changes can help manage troublesome hot flashes for menopausal women:
Avoidance of spicy food;
Rhythmic breathing; and
Your doctor may prescribe you Gabapentin or clonidine tablet / patch for these symptoms.
Just a word of caution about red yeast rice;
Food and Drug Administration has warned that red yeast rice products could contain a naturally occurring form of the prescription medication known as lovastatin (it may cause muscle pain, as it is statin).
Red yeast rice / Lovastatin may also be responsible for the boy overheating and uncomfortable feeling in the night time.
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