Menopause

Menopause is the period at which women stop producing eggs, menstruation slows and hormone levels fall. Learn about menopause symptoms and treatments.

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The Basics of Menopause

Menopause is a unique and personal experience for every woman. Learn the basics of menopause to understand the changes happening to your body.


Menopause Journal: Is it a hot flash or global warming?

Everyone's experience with menopause is different, but knowing what to expect can help you cope with the changes. Read along as one woman shares her menopausal experiences in a menopause journal.

Menopause

What is the definition of menopause? Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of menopause in middle aged women.

What causes hot flashes?

The strange feeling arrives suddenly. Intense heat feels like a blast furnace has just been ignited below the surface of your skin. As quickly as it arrived, it vanishes. What causes hot flashes?

Menopause 101

Why are there so many questions surrounding menopause? Because women are now living long enough to ask them! Now, many women have a full third to half of their lives ahead of them after menopause.

Background Facts: Herbal Therapy and Menopause

While not all women experience a difficult menopause, for those that do, it can be a nightmare. Learn more about menopause, what you can expect and the therapies that can help alleviate some of the symptoms.

Herbal Therapy: Natural Options for Menopause

Many traditional cultures celebrate menopause as a rite of passage, a coming into wisdom, but as ovaries stop producing eggs, and hormone levels drop, most Western women don't feel like celebrating. Check out some of the herbal remedies that are available for menopause in this article.

Menopause can be a scary experience if you don't know what to expect. Learn menopause facts to know to help you understand and cope with the symptoms.

Lots of changes are happening inside your body during menopause -- it stands to reason that you should make some lifestyle changes, too. Learn lifestyle tips for dealing with the symptoms of menopause.

Menopause is a natural process, but its symptoms and side effects can be numerous. Learn the answers to common questions about menopause so you'll know what to expect.

Menopause Symptoms

Menopause symptoms can be varied and numerous. Learn about some of the more common signs of the menopause transition that may prompt a woman to seek assessment by a qualified health care professional.