Alternative Approaches to Address Menopausal Symptoms

The most common complaint among women going through the menopausal transition is about hot flashes and night sweats. Given the risks of menopause hormone therapy, many women seek alternative approaches to controlling these problems. These include: Following a low-fat diet, which has been found to help with menopausal symptoms and has the added benefit of … Continued

Herbs and Phytoestrogens

Many women, concerned about the health risks of the synthetic hormones used in conventional hormone therapy, are looking for natural alternatives. It’s important to know that these products are not necessarily safe just because they’re natural. The same questions we ask about drugs need to be asked of alternative therapies too: what is the specific … Continued