what works to treat menopausal symptoms

New guidelines will help clarify what works to treat menopausal symptoms.

Estrogen still works best. Continue to recommend using the lowest dose and shortest duration...and adding a progestin to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia for women with a uterus.

An SSRI or SNRI can be used for women who want a nonhormonal alternative...but explain that it may be less effective.

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