Treatment of Hot Flashes & other Symptoms of Menopause
Menopause is diagnosed after 12 months without a menstrual period. Most women go through menopause between ages 45 – 55 and the average age is 51 in the United States. Although menopause is a natural biological process, the physical symptoms and emotional/mood symptoms of menopause may disrupt your sleep, lower your energy, affect your work and ability to concentrate, be embarrassing at times, affect emotional health and relationships. The good news is that there are many effective treatments available, from lifestyle adjustments to hormone therapy. Dr. Sandra Fleming is a certified menopause practitioner and can help you navigate this often challenging time of your life in her conveniently located Wellesley, MA office, only minutes away from Boston, MA.
Mild symptoms of menopause can ofter be managed with a healthy diet, exercise, good sleep habits, meditation, Reiki therapy, and/or acupuncture.
Estrogen is the most effective treatment of moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats. At Women’s Wellness Center, we provide consultation services for those considering hormone replacement therapy.
Treatment of Vaginal Issues/Juliet Laser
Menopause and the natural decline of estrogen results in thinning of the vaginal tissue, dryness, loss of elasticity and often results in irritation and pain during sex. We offer consultation services for treatment of vaginal issues.
Biomedical Hormone Therapy
To lessen the more severe symptoms of hormones declining with age, some women may consider biomedical hormone therapy. Read more about Biomedical Therapy and whether it’s the right solution for you.
Conveniently located at Playhouse Square at the corner of Forest Street and Washington Street in Wellesley, MA.