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Can Hot Flashes Cause Nausea?

It’s possible to feel nauseated in connection with a hot flash, but it’s not common. Here’s what to know about hot flashes and nausea, including when to connect with your healthcare provider for a deeper dive into what’s going on.

Person suffering from nausea standing in bathroom.

What Do Hot Flashes Feel Like?

When this menopausal symptom descends, it feels like you’re suddenly stuck inside your own personal inferno. But what does a hot flash really feel like, and how do you know if you’re having one or if you’re just feeling kinda toasty?

Person sittin on couch suffering from a hot flash, with wet patches showing on shirt.