How To Get Rid of Menopause Symptoms

By Subodh / January 24, 2012

You cannot exactly get rid of menopause because it is a natural part of a woman’s life. Menopause marks the end of the child bearing years for women. Ladies do not take this change of life lightly. It is a problem that can cause a long list of symptoms and side effects that are quite uncomfortable. Some of these side effects and symptoms can be rather embarrassing as well. There are a few things that you can do to treat the symptoms of menopause to make the transition a bit more smooth.

Hormonal Replacement Therapy

This is a very popular treatment option that can ease the symptoms of menopause. Most women seem to prefer this treatment because it is painless and does not affect their lifestyle very much. A pill or a shot can be given on a regular basis that will help level out the hormones that are going crazy in your body. The boost of estrogen can help relieve the symptoms of menopause. There are a few risks involved in seeking hormone replacement therapy. You should discuss the pros and cons of this treatment option with your doctor. You will have to see your doctor anyway if you plan on seeking this type of treatment.

Kegal Exercises

Kegel exercises

These type of exercises are meant to tighten the pelvic muscles. Women should squeeze their pelvis muscles as tightly as they can and hold it for as long as they can. This can help with bladder control. These exercise can also increase the amount of pleasure that a woman experiences during sexual intercourse.

Herbs

herbs

There are a number of herbs that are said to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Black cohosh and dong quai root are two of the most popular herbs in treating menopause symptoms. Those who suffer from diabetes should not take black cohosh. Dong quai root is said to help reduce the number of hot flashes women experience.

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Change Your Lifestyle

drinking water

Adding a few changes to your diet and lifestyle can lessen the amount of symptoms that you experience because of menopause. Start eating better foods and working out on a regular basis. Even if you just take a twenty minute walk two or three times a week it can make a huge impact on how you feel on a day to day basis. Avoid drinking caffeine. It can make the symptoms of menopause worse. You should also avoid spicy foods and make sure that you get plenty of sleep every night. Drink plenty of water as well. Do not let stress build up in your life. Use common sense to help you avoid triggers for menopause symptoms.

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Take A Vitamin

Vitamin Supplement 

Start taking a daily vitamin for women. Make sure that it has everything that a woman at menopause age needs on a daily basis. Be sure that you are getting the proper amount of minerals as well. People often forget that minerals are just as important as vitamins. Be sure that your vitamin has both.