Managing Symptoms of Menopause
The following tips may be beneficial for these common symptoms of menopause.
Hot flashes are the most common symptom in women going through menopause. Here are some ways you can stay cool:
Vaginal Dryness and Urinary Problems
Physical problems are not limited to hot flashes. Your body undergoes lots of changes. Contrary to popular belief, you can maintain an active sex life. Try these tips:
You may gain weight during this period, but it is something you can control. Proper diet and regular exercise will help you maintain a healthy weight and make you feel better.
Menopause symptoms can be managed. Differences in symptoms are very individual. Talk with your doctor about your options.
National Women's Health Resource Center
The North American Menopause Society
Women's Health Matters
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Last reviewed July 2013 by Michael Woods, MD