It can actually, but it can also cause them. That is a strange thing about hCG is how it affects people differently. It must have something to do with what your other hormone levels are currently in your own body – that’s my guess. I think the only way you would know is once you are on hCG. Women in peri-menopause and menopause produce fluctuating levels of hCG during this time- more than a woman not in these stages, so I think that may be what causes differences for women in their reaction to hCG (also why some women in menopause need to take much lower dosages of hCG for the same non-hunger effect on the diet than others – because their body may in a stage where it’s producing more hCG already than normal, so that taking the usual hCG dosage for the diet, then gives them an effective hCG dosage that’s too high, causing hunger- see my dosage post for help on that.
But even for those whom hCG reduces/eliminates hot flashes for, these symptoms still come back after getting off hCG usually. Sometimes they may remain gone for a period of time after, but at some point it seems they do still come back.
One interesting theory that I remember someone pursuing was the idea of taking very very small dosages of hCG in menopause (for those who were getting this benefit of improved menopausal symptoms) on a daily basis in regular life as a treatment for that- I don’t know what happened with that woman’s theory or if it went anywhere, but she was trying that out with her doctor’s guidance. I tried googling this idea just now but really couldn’t find anything. The only thing I remember is that the daily dosages she was experimenting with were very small like 30-50iu’s per day. I’m sorry that I don’t remember more details.
Lastly, being in menopause you might enjoy listening to the specific episodes of hCG Diet Interviews of ladies in menopause.