Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infection > 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: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infectionHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SA researchers find urine test better for rapid TB testing Medical SEE:7 of the world's most famous TB patients Medical TB patients dying without dignity as drug resistance soars Medical Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy Lifestyle Oil foils: your skin-care guide for acne-prone skin Medical SEE: How long should a cough last? From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?