Michelle Obama says menopause once gave her hot flashes before attending an event

Michelle Obama says menopause once gave her hot flashes before attending an event

- Michelle Obama and her husband were in a helicopter when she suddenly started sweating

- Her body was so hot she thought her skin would melt away

- According to the former First Lady, menopause hit her like a truck when she was about to attend an event

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Former US First Lady Michelle Obama has opened up on her experience with the big M (menopause).

The mother of two said adjusting to her new normal was a rough ride but she allowed herself to go with the flow.

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The former FLOTUS confessed on her podcast that she once went through a rush of hot flashes while on her way to a major event with her husband Barack Obama.

The former president’s wife added that she suddenly started feeling like her body was on fire and sweat dripped down her face as she tried to calm herself down.

“It was like somebody put a furnace in my core and turned it on high,” Obama’s wife described her ordeal.

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The 56-year-old described the experience as a near-melting point which had her feeling like someone was holding a flame next to her body.

The mother of two said women need to be armed with information regarding their bodies so they can be prepared for menopause.

She acknowledged that her husband had gotten used to working with ladies going through the process and did not shy away from it at any point.

Michelle Obama says menopause once gave her hot flashes before attending an event
Michelle Obama knew age was fast catching up with her. Photo: Michelle Obama
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In other news, the author once admitted she is going through low-grade depression.

The mother of two said she was sickened by racial injustice and the tragedies taking place across the globe.

Michelle admitted her spirit felt drained and she was finding it hard to cope with the pandemic too.

The vocal activist added that she was trying to be kind to herself and find a balance during these difficult times.

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