Translation of hot flush in Spanish:

hot flush

sofoco, n.

Definition of sofoco in Spanish


  • 1

    sofoco masculine
    bochorno masculine
    vaporada feminine informal
    calor masculine River Plate informal
    she keeps getting hot flushes le dan sofocos (or bochornos etc.)
    • Although endocrine changes are permanent, menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, which are experienced by about 70% of women, usually resolve with time.
    • In the short term, it is taken to relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.
    • Hormone replacement therapy is used mostly for the relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, and for the prevention of osteoporosis.
    • An estimated 14 million American women take hormone therapy to help relieve hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms, as well as to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease.
    • Their effect is sometimes described as a ‘medical menopause’ and they can cause menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes.
    • Night sweats are closely related to the classic menopausal symptom, the hot flush.
    • However, it has been widely prescribed for prevention of osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) and relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.
    • Japanese women are said to experience a lower frequency of hot flushes at the menopause than Western women, and this has been partly attributed to their high phytoestrogen consumption.
    • The most common symptom is hot flushes affecting the face and neck.
    • Widening of the blood vessels in the face causes the hot flushes of the menopause.
    • A recent study suggests that eating 20 grams of soy protein daily for six weeks reduces women's hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms.
    • The debate over hormone replacement therapy in aging women has become as heated as a menopausal hot flash.
    • She will focus on menopause and accompanying symptoms such as hot flushes, headaches, memory loss and depression.