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Menopause and Perimenopause - Home Treatment

A healthy lifestyle can help you manage menopause symptoms. It can also help lower your risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, and other long-term health problems.

To manage hot flashes, try keeping your environment cool, dressing in layers, and managing stress.

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To improve vaginal dryness and muscle tone, try using a vaginal lubricant and doing Kegel exercises regularly.

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Last Updated: April 30, 2013
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