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The Younger You Get Hot Flashes, The Higher Your Heart Disease Risk

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Dr. Barry Sears
Hot flashes are due to an increase in the levels of the eicosanoid PGE2 that rises as estrogen levels drop and insulin levels rise during menopause. This hormones is also implicated in arterial inflammation.  The best treatment for lowering PGE2 is a strict Zone Diet to lower insulin and 5 grams per day of EPA and DHA to lower production of that hormone. 

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