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Can stress management techniques reduce menopause symptoms?

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  • A answered
    Meditation, relaxation therapy, biofeedback, guided imagery, and other forms of stress reduction, such as yoga, may help reduce menopausal symptoms for many women. Some studies have shown promising results for meditation, yoga and tai chi to help with sleep problems, mood problems, stress, pain and even hot flashes that often accompany menopause. Plus, numerous studies have demonstrated that general health and well being can be improved with stress reduction techniques.
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  • A , Women's Health, answered
    New studies, although often with small numbers of participants or for limited duration of time, do show effectiveness for meditation, paced respiration, and yoga in helping with menopause symptoms. A review of this data can be found here: https://nccih.nih.gov/health/menopause/menopausesymptoms#hed2
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