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What questions should I ask my doctor about alternative therapies for menopause?

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  • What is the treatment?
  • What does it involve?
  • How does it work?
  • Why does it work?
  • Are there any risks?
  • What are the side effects?
  • Is it effective? (Ask for evidence or proof)
  • How much does it cost?

From: Menopause and Alternative Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

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