The term Hot Sweats is too mild. Every two hours at least. Hot streaming down back but pain down both legs. Lasts about 3/4 minutes a time. Cotton sheets and bedding. Don’t want to go on to prescribed medication due to adverse side affects but don’t think I can stand 2 years of this post Radiotherapy. No problem during day. Just annoying. Any ideas considered.
James, many men find that hot flushes gradually diminish as your body adapts to the hormones. Have you read PCUK's information sheet on the topic? If not, it's at:
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If life gives you lemons , then make lemonade
Hi James, evening primrose oil, sage tablets. Are two suggestions, both available from health shops. You'll be about £20 out of pocket, and it may not work, but probably worth a punt. If you do try them post back here, it will help guide others.
The other complimentary therapy which works for many people is acupuncture. You may be able to arrange this through your local cancer centre (Macmillan, Maggies, etc).
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