Alternative > Acupuncture
No matter what kinds of symptoms you are experiencing, there are typically alternative treatments to help combat them. The same holds true for menopause and the treatment of its symptoms. Some alternative treatments include St. John's Wort, evening primrose oil, and black cohosh. Yet there is one popular alternative that doesn't involve taking any type of medication or supplement whatsoever. That treatment is called acupuncture.
Since reports appeared about the negative effects hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has on women's health, more women have turned to alternative treatment options for hot flashes and other bothersome menopausal symptoms. Among those options is acupuncture, the placement of very thin needles in strategic places on your body. Originating in China centuries ago, this procedure has become popular in the United States for a variety of ills.