Which women are at greatest risk of hot flushes?

Aussie study shows early menarche ups likelihood of vasomotor symptoms during menopause

Women who experience menarche at an early age are at higher risk of more frequent and severe hot flushes and night sweats, particularly if they are overweight, Australian research shows. 

Which women are at greater risk of hot flushes?

The findings point to the need for early intervention programs, especially weight management programs, for women who experienced early menarche (11 years or younger), say the University of Queensland researchers.