Managing Symptoms of Menopause
by Amy Scholten, MPH
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. Symptoms differ from person to person. Talk with your doctor about your options.
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Last reviewed April 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 4/11/2017
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