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How does estradiol treat the symptoms of menopause?

Estradiol can help to treat the symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and vaginal issues like dryness, burning or itchiness by increasing estrogen levels in the body. The ovaries begin to produce less estrogen after menopause (the change of life). This medicine is prescribed to make up for the lower amount of estrogen. Talk to your doctor to see if estradiol is right for you.

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