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Menopause and Perimenopause - Other Treatment

Many women have turned to alternative medicine for menopause symptom relief. Before you try prescription medicines or hormones, you can think about using one or more of the following options for preventing or treating symptoms.

Remember that dietary supplements aren't regulated the way medicines are. It's important to be careful when taking supplements. Tell your doctor what you are taking.

Treatments to avoid

Based on the latest research, some treatments aren't recommended, either because they don't work or because they can cause dangerous effects.6 These include:

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Last Updated: April 30, 2013
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