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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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.
Late period. Born-again sex life. The Menopause Journal takes a look at sexual health, menopause and pregnancy issues.
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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.
You can't stop menopause, but you can prepare for its arrival. These strategies can help make your transition to menopause and your postmenopausal years healthy.
Understanding menopause can help you deal with the symptoms. Review these questions to ask about menopause so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your health care professional.
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About fifteen percent of menopausal women experience no symptoms. Learn how to tell if you're in menopause, even if you're one of those lucky few.
Hormone replacement therapy can help ease the symptoms that go along with postmenopause, but it's important to consider the risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about hormone replacement therapy alternatives.
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Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment prescribed to postmenopausal women, but it may have several health risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about the hormone replacement therapy controversy.
Do women in different cultures experience similar menopause symptoms? Learn more about menopause and how it effects women in different parts of the world.
By Dr. Vanda