You are in charge of your body, and there are things that you can do to help alleviate your symptoms.
A healthy lifestyle can help to reduce the effects of the menopause, whilst keeping the heart and bones strong. Make the menopause a good time to review your lifestyle.
Some women take dietary supplements to help get the balance right. Some women also found cutting out tea and coffee can help with hot flushes.
Have layers of sheets on the bed rather than a duvet so you can remove them as you need to and keep the bedroom cool.
Try not to drink more than 1 to 2 units of alcohol per day, and avoid drinking larges amounts in one occasion.
Your healthcare professional should also give you information about:
You can get many different treatments for menopausal symptoms without a prescription. If you wish to try these, do talk to your healthcare professional because their quality and ingredients may be unknown. It's better to be safe than sorry!