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October 2010 Issue

How Do You Spell Relief? Managing Menopause Naturally

With age comes wisdom. And for many women, age also brings hot flashes, vaginal dryness and moodiness. This is menopause, the time in a womanís life when her menstrual periods stop. Thatís something many women would look forward to if the change were swift and uneventful. Alas, that is not usually the case. During perimenopause (the time leading up to menopause) and menopause, women may experience hot flashes, moodiness, sleep disturbances, declining sexual desire and weight change. Declining levels of estrogen, along with other hormonal changes, are usually responsible for the discomfort women suffer.

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