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What can you do when you can't take hormones do to blood clots and breast cancer to help with symtoms?

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
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In brief: Menopause

Menopausal symptoms can be helped by diet, exercise, yoga and meditation.
Some women find benefit with ssri's which are used to treat depression. You may want to talk with a doctor trained in alternative medicine. Visit menopause, org http://www.Menopause.Org/edumaterials/guidebook/guidebook.Aspx.

In brief: Menopause

Menopausal symptoms can be helped by diet, exercise, yoga and meditation.
Some women find benefit with ssri's which are used to treat depression. You may want to talk with a doctor trained in alternative medicine. Visit menopause, org http://www.Menopause.Org/edumaterials/guidebook/guidebook.Aspx.
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Dr. Amr Azim
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: SNRIs and others

If you mean hot flashes many treatments are available including a group called serotonin norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitors e.
G desvenlafaxine. Clonidine, gabapentine and others. Lifestyle modifications are also advised.

In brief: SNRIs and others

If you mean hot flashes many treatments are available including a group called serotonin norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitors e.
G desvenlafaxine. Clonidine, gabapentine and others. Lifestyle modifications are also advised.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: See your GYN

Mostly you need to adjust, adapt, and wait for the hot flashes to subside, which they usually do.
Sometimes certain prescriptions, usually low-dose antidepressants, are useful. "Alternative" therapies are for suckers and can sometimes lead to unpleasant complications.

In brief: See your GYN

Mostly you need to adjust, adapt, and wait for the hot flashes to subside, which they usually do.
Sometimes certain prescriptions, usually low-dose antidepressants, are useful. "Alternative" therapies are for suckers and can sometimes lead to unpleasant complications.
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: What symptoms

What symptoms are you experiencing? If it is post-menopausal symptoms, drugs such as venlafaxine are thought to be safe.

In brief: What symptoms

What symptoms are you experiencing? If it is post-menopausal symptoms, drugs such as venlafaxine are thought to be safe.
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