10 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Worst Menopause Symptoms

Try these natural solutions to cope with menopause.

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Worst Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a natural process in a woman's life. But for some women, the symptoms can be unbearable. If you experience hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness, give some of these remedies a shot. Curated by women's health experts, these tips may help relieve your worst menopausal symptoms so you can live a happier life.

Don’t Neglect Your Vagina

Dr. Streicher applies a “use it or lose it” rule to her patients when it comes to sex during menopause. While dryness and thinning of the vaginal tissue is a normal and quite common symptom of menopause, the more you stimulate your vagina the less likely you will problems with it. If you still find that you need a lubricant, Streicher advises using a silicone-based one. Additionally, she notes that if natural remedies for any menopausal issues are not working, don’t be afraid to make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss other options, such as estrogen therapy.

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