Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? > Health-in-Motion 07 December 2016 Are you struggling with hot flashes? Are you struggling with hot flashes? They’re a very common complaint among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Perhaps acupuncture might relieve the problem. A recent study indicates that for about 50 per cent of women, eight weeks of acupuncture can reduce the frequency of hot flashes by almost half. It’s well worth a try as a relatively cheap and low-risk treatment option. If it works for you, you should expect to see the benefits after about three or four weeks. 0 More: Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health Quick survey: Would you tell your boss about your mental illness? Medical 5 ways to protect yourself against fungal infections this summer News SEE: 7 gripping facts on surgery Fitness Are women naturally fitter than men? Medical Shhhh! Patients are sleeping Lifestyle #MeToo in SA: This is what victims feel like From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.