Servicewomen and women veterans were promised comprehensive health care, and the U.S. government has yet to deliver on this promise. They are currently shortchanged on contraception, abortion, mental health, maternal health, and menopause care.
Cindy shares her lived experience living with perimenopause and menopause.
As the research currently stands, it appears that vaginal estrogen is a safe and effective treatment for vaginal discomfort due to menopause, and has a much lower risk of the cancers and cardiovascular events typically associated with hormone therapy.
Many women who reach the point of menopause experience hot flashes as a common side effect. While hot flashes are relatively normal and an anticipated side effect of the natural changes that occur during menopause, some women may have harsher symptoms than others. As a result some women seek various treatment methods to help alleviate the intensity of menopausal symptoms.
Menopause is a natural process that all women will experience during their lives. Due to fluctuating hormone levels, the body goes through many physical changes during menopause.
There are various methods for managing menopausal symptoms. It’s important for women to have comprehensive information about the treatment options available so they can decide which one is best for them.
Certain herbal remedies claim to reduce hot flashes, night sweats, and mood changes. There is, however, a lack of quality scientific studies and evidence that herbal remedies are effective in relieving menopause symptoms, and a lack of knowledge about their long-term safety.
Popular culture tells us that many women lose interest in sex during or after menopausal transition, but those ageist and sexist messages aren’t supported by good scientific research. We want you to have the facts and offer a few helpful remedies.