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What can I do to ease my menopause symptoms?

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Lifestyle changes -- such as regular exercise, a healthy diet, relaxation techniques, and a regular sleep schedule -- can help. If you smoke, quit. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Lubricants can ease vaginal dryness and heighten sexual sensation. Stay active to avoid depression and seek social support from woemn like you.

The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has become more common in women who are not good candidates for hormone therapy or prefer not to use hormones.

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National Institutes of Health.

WebMD Medical Reference From Healthwise: “Should I use hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?”

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic: “Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You?”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 10, 2018

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National Institutes of Health.

WebMD Medical Reference From Healthwise: “Should I use hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?”

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic: “Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You?”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 10, 2018

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