Hot flushes

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Hot flushes or hot flashes.

Presentation[edit | edit source]

Prevalence[edit | edit source]

  • In a 2001 Belgian study, 64.8% of patients meeting the Fukuda criteria and 72.6% of patients meeting the Holmes criteria, in a cohort of 2073 CFS patients, reported hot flushes.[1]

Symptom recognition[edit | edit source]

The Canadian Consensus Criteria for ME/CFS recognizes hot flushes as a neuroendocrine system symptom.[2]

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