10 Natural Ways to Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Try these natural solutions to cope with menopause.

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Menopause Symptoms

By Toni Gasparis

Menopause is a natural process in a woman’s life. But for some women, symptoms can be unbearable. If you have issues like hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness that you can’t figure out how to deal with, give some of these remedies a shot. Curated by women’s health experts, these tips may help relieve your menopausal symptoms so you can live a healthier and happier life.

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Remember to Stay Hydrated

Hot flashes and night sweats are the most common symptoms of menopause. As the name suggests, they elevate your internal temperature an uncomfortable amount. To combat them it’s important to keep your body at a stable and relaxed temperature. Dr. Leah Millheiser OB/GYN and Director of Female Sexual Medicine Program at Stanford University suggests making sure you stay hydrated to regulate your system’s temperature in a healthy way. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day to naturally combat menopause and keep your body healthy too.

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Watching the Olympics Can Actually Boost Your Health, According to Science

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Turns out, you don't need to be the athlete to reap health benefits from sports. Just watching competitions, like the Tokyo Olympics, can actually be good for your health, according to science. New York Times best-selling author Larry Olmsted explains why it's worth your while being a sports fan. Check out his book "Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Understanding."