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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Welcome to Menopause

Menopause technically lasts for up to one year, but the physical and emotional changes caused by menopause will continue for the rest of your life. Learn about menopause and its effect on your body.

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    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? See more »

  • 10 Common Perimenopause Symptoms

    10 Common Perimenopause Symptoms

    Despite the beginning of perimenopausal symptoms, actual menopause may still be five, eight or even 10 years away. See these common symptoms to see if you are there yet. See more »

  • Menopause 101

    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. See more »

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

    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. See more »

  • Menopause Quiz

    Menopause Quiz

    How much do you know about menopause? Test your knowledge of menopause with this quiz. See more »

  • Are you perimenopausal?

    Are you perimenopausal?

    Understanding perimenopause symptoms can help you determine whether or not you might be experiencing perimenopause. Learn how to tell if you're perimenopausal with this guide to the symptoms. See more »

  • Background Facts: Herbal Therapy and 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. See more »

  • Fatigue Takes a Special Toll on Women

    Fatigue Takes a Special Toll on Women

    More than 40 percent of Americans report they are so sleepy during the day that it interferes with daily activities. Find out how fatigue takes a special toll on women who don't get enough sleep. See more »

  • Herbal Therapy: Natural Options for Menopause

    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. See more »

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

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