Harvard Health Blog
Menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats can last for years
Posted February 23, 2015, 11:14 am Nancy Ferrari, Senior Editor, Harvard Health Publications According to conventional medical wisdom, menopause-related hot flashes fade away after six to 24 months. Not so, says a new study of women going through menopause. Hot flashes last, on average, for about seven years and may go on for 11 years or more.