Menopause in Your 50s: Rid of Hot Flashes & Night Sweats
You can try herbal remedies like black cohosh, but make sure you are choosing high quality supplements that have been evaluated for quality by respected non-profit agencies, like ConsumerLab.com, United States Pharmacopeia, NSF International. Supplements are a highly unregulated industry, so quality is important to efficacy, safety and value.
Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
A more long-term solution is hormone therapy. Symptoms of menopause are the result of a hormone imbalance and can be corrected. New research has unveiled evidence that hormone therapy is safe and effective for the treatment of menopausal symptoms without risk.
Check out the article in the September 2012 issue of Family Circle: 18 Things Every Woman Should Know about Menopause by Jessica Girdwain