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.

Give Exercise a Try

When you exercise your body produces a surge of endorphins that can help you relax. While it has not been proven, exercise seems to help lessen the severity of menopause symptoms. You don’t have to do excessive or intense exercise either, Dr. Millheiser suggests light exercise like walking around the neighborhood or on the treadmill to alleviate your stress and stabilize your changing body.

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