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Menopausal Transition and Non Pharmacological Approach


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With increased life expectancy, today women spend more than one third of their life after menopause. So, it is necessary to pay more attention towards peri and post menopausal phase. Although hormone replacement therapy is the most effective treatment in menopause but it has some merits and demerits. Today's need is to find out new options to deal with menopausal symptoms non pharmacologically. Each and every woman faces one or more, same or different problems during menopause and start searching for different ways to minimize menopausal discomfort and inconvenience so as to improve the quality of life. Majority of menopausal women perceive alternative and complementary therapies to be safer and more natural alternatives rather than using traditional hormonal replacement therapies in the management of menopause.

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Menopause, Non Pharmacological Approach
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Baljinder Kaur
Sri Guru Ram Das College of Nursing, Vallah, Mehta Road, Amritsar, India

Abstract


With increased life expectancy, today women spend more than one third of their life after menopause. So, it is necessary to pay more attention towards peri and post menopausal phase. Although hormone replacement therapy is the most effective treatment in menopause but it has some merits and demerits. Today's need is to find out new options to deal with menopausal symptoms non pharmacologically. Each and every woman faces one or more, same or different problems during menopause and start searching for different ways to minimize menopausal discomfort and inconvenience so as to improve the quality of life. Majority of menopausal women perceive alternative and complementary therapies to be safer and more natural alternatives rather than using traditional hormonal replacement therapies in the management of menopause.

Keywords


Menopause, Non Pharmacological Approach

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