What are treatment options for menopause symptoms?

Donna C. Wicker, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
In this video, Donna Wicker, MD, FACOG from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center discusses some treatment options for women’s menopause symptoms. Watch to learn more.
Jerry A. Lucas, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Treatment options for menopause symptoms include hormone replacement therapies as well as antidepressants. Learn about the risks of these treatments from Jerry Lucas, MD from Chippenham Hospital, in this video now.
Treatment options for menopause symptoms include hormone replacement, certain antidepressants and time (also known as doing nothing). Hormone replacement can be via oral, transdermal or topical administration routes. Antidepressants include Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate), which was approved in June 2013 by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hot flashes. Doing nothing means waiting it out since menopausal symptoms can improve over time.
Kord T. Strebel, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
The symptoms of menopause are largely treated with hormones, says Kord Strebel, MD, an OB/GYN at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he discusses the risks of hormone therapy for menopause symptoms.

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Menopause Therapies

Menopause Therapies

Menopause treatment will depend on your symptoms, overall health and personal preference. Many women choose hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to reduce frequency and severity of symptoms such as hot flashes. Other symptoms, like t...

rouble sleeping and mood and anxiety issues, can be treated individually with support from your healthcare provider. Stress reduction, exercise, support groups, relaxation training and meditation may be helpful.
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