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Menopause and Perimenopause - Treatment Overview

Menopause is a natural part of aging. But symptoms can be difficult for some women.

If you have trouble sleeping, mood swings, hot flashes, cloudy thinking, heavy menstrual periods, or other symptoms, treatment can help you get through this time more comfortably.

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Treatment for menopause symptoms may include:

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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