I am often asked: Why am I having hot flushes during the menopause and what are they? With this in mind, this week my blog explains why as many as three-quarters of women going through the menopause will get hot flushes and night sweats.It is important to know what’s going on in your body when you have a hot flush and how to overcome them. You can control them and take charge of your thermostat again. During the menopause two things going on that are different from other times of your life: To eliminate thermal surges you need to: Stay informed about the latest innovations and technology for treating menopause symptoms. Learn tips and tricks on keeping your own symptoms at bay.