HI, COULD YOU TELL ME HOW LONG HOT FLASHES LAST?? THEY STARTED FOR ME AROUND AGE 50. I AM 60 NOW, AND HAD A TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY 4-5 YEARS AGO. I ALSO HAVE ROSACIA, SO I AM NOT SURE WHETHER I AM HAVING ROSACIA OR FLASHES. WHAT CAN I DO TO MAKE THEM BETTER? PLEASE HELP!!! HOT AND BOTHERED,
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: YES, SHE DIDN'T REALLY HELP. I AM TAKING VENLAFAXINE, TRIAMTERINE, VALSARTIN, ARMOUR THYROID
, DICYCLOMINE, ATORVASTATIN AND VITAMIN, FISH OIL,VITAMIN D
., AND CALCIUM.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: WELL, I HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
AND MY MOTHER HAD STROKES. I WAS RECENTLY PUT ON THE STATIN DRUG AFTER HAVING THE CALCIUM SCORE DONE.
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: JUST HAD A CHECKUP IN THE LAST MONTH. YES, MY PARENTS HAD IT AND EVERYONE OF MY SIBLINGS AND I HAVE IT.