Ask the Nurse

My 53 year old daughter is going through menopause and having a lot of symptoms: stress, emotional distress - ups and downs, and is unable to take estrogen due to the sores she gets on her hands. She has taken birth control pills since she was 16 years of age. She is currently off estrogen and her hands cleared up. Is there any other substitute or natural or holistic treatment to help with her menopause symptoms?

I would recommend your daughter see a menopause specialist. There are hormone and non-hormone options.

There are very few situations where a woman can not take estrogen, so it is important to get a second opinion.

All My Best,
Speaking of Women’s Health nurse

September 26, 2017 at 9:01am