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Hot flashes are often caused by perimenopause and menopause, but medication or a condition like hyperthyroidism may be to blame. Treatment may involve lifestyle changes and medication like hormone replacement therapy
Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism) is a condition that causes unusually high levels of the cortisol hormone in the body. It’s usually caused by taking long-term steroid medications. The signs can be subtle—but left untreated, it can cause high blood pressure and diabetes.