Most women who suffer from menopause symptoms such as a hot flashes or night sweats often find certain triggers can lead to an onset of the symptoms.

The best way to find out what triggers your symptoms is to write down what you were doing before you experienced the hot flashes.

Most of the time stress will be the number one reason for an onset of symptoms.

If you know stress can result in these symptoms, actively work to reduce your stress.

Understanding that some things in life are simply out of your control, is a mindset that can help you lower your stress levels.

Ensure that you have plenty of time to relax and take a break from your job when you need to.

There are a number of other things that can trigger the onset of symptoms of hot flashes.

Besides smoking and alcohol, especially red wine, such things as spicy foods, diet pills, hot tubs, hot rooms, and caffeine can also lead to these flushes.

By avoiding some of these triggers you are going to experience less of the symptoms of hot flashes.