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  1. Menopause and Perimenopause - Other Treatment

    Because of concern about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) health risks, many women have turned to alternative medicine for menopause symptom relief. As part of a stepwise treatment approach, you can consider using one or more of the following options for preventing or treating symptoms before trying prescription medications or hormones. The meditative breathing exercise called paced respiration .

  2. Hormone Therapy (HT)

    Drug details for Hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

  3. Antidepressants for Hot Flashes

    Drug details for Antidepressants for hot flashes.

  4. Menopause and Perimenopause - Topic Overview

    What are menopause, perimenopause, and postmenopause?Menopause is the milestone in every woman's life that marks the end of her reproductive years. When you have had no menstrual periods for 1 year, you have reached menopause. While the average age of menopause is around 50, every woman's body has its own unique timeline. Some women stop menstruating in their mid - 40s, and others continue well ..

  5. Menopause Guide - Cause

    Natural and expected hormone changes cause perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause.PerimenopauseAs you age, your body begins the natural sequence of changes that eventually bring an end to your menstrual cycle (menopause). The number and quality of your eggs decline, hormone levels fluctuate, and your menstrual cycle becomes less predictable. This time of unpredictable change is called ...

  6. Menopause Guide - Topic Overview

    Black cohosh,also known as black snakeroot or bugbane,is a medicinal root. It is used to treat women's hormone-related symptoms,including premenstrual syndrome (PMS),menstrual cramps,and menopausal symptoms. Black cohosh contains potent phytochemicals that have an effect on the endocrine system. How it works is not yet clear. Black cohosh is widely used in the United States,Australia,...

  7. Understanding Menopause -- Treatment

    Learn about treatment of menopause-related symptoms.

  8. Understanding Menopause -- the Basics

    Learn the basics about menopause from the experts at WebMD.

  9. Understanding Menopause -- Symptoms

    Learn the symptoms of menopause from experts at WebMD.

  10. Thyroid and Menopause: Confusing the Symptoms

    The symptoms of menopause and thyroid problems can be similar. WebMD tells you how doctors distinguish between the two.

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