Natural Remedies For Menopause Work, Study Says

Currently, there’s no surefire way to ease the symptoms of menopause: the hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness that herald the end of a reproductive era. Hormone replacement therapy once seemed like a good idea for many women, until the medical treatment was linked to an increased risk of breast cancer and cardiovascular disease.

That’s one reason why, despite a lack of conclusive evidence, 40-50 percent of women in Western countries use complementary and plant-based therapies to help ease the symptoms of menopause. Now, a new review published inJAMA shows that some of these therapies may actually help.



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