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Does more sex help stop menopausal hot flashes?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

Having more sex will not affect menopause symptoms, but sex is fun and helps the vagina to stay in shape.

More sex will not stop menopausal hot flashes. Ways to cope with menopausal hot flashes include hormone replacement therapy.

Dr. Elizabeth A. Poynor, MD
Gynecologic Oncologist

Staying sexually active during menopause can help boost body image and mood, says Elizabeth Poynor, MD, PhD, a gynecologist-oncologist in New York City. In this video, she explains other advantages to staying sexually active.

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