Menopause and Perimenopause
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, Reference heavy menstrual periods Opens New Window, or other symptoms, treatment can help you get through this time more comfortably.
Treatment for menopause symptoms may include:
- Healthy lifestyle habits, including exercise, healthy eating, and quitting smoking. To learn more, see Reference Home Treatment.
- Hormones and other medicines, such as antidepressants. To learn more, see Reference Medications.
- Treatments such as black cohosh and soy. To learn more, see Reference Other Treatment.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine