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What Can I Expect During My First Year in Menopause?

Menopause marks the end of a person’s menstrual cycle and is a natural progression in the reproductive system of those with ovaries. Menopause symptoms typically start in middle age and depending on what stage of menopause you are in, your physical and mental symptoms will vary. Your first year of menopause will bring many changes,

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What’s Happening to My Body During Menopause?

The end of a woman’s menstrual cycle, also known as menopause, is a natural progression in the reproductive system of those who ovulate. Menopause symptoms usually start in middle age, but everyone’s experience is different and begins at different ages. Depending on what stage of menopause you are in, your physical and mental symptoms will

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Tips for Dealing With Uncomfortable Menopause Symptoms

During menopause, the ovaries produce lower levels of female reproductive hormones, which can cause a wide range of uncomfortable symptoms. Although coping with these symptoms sometimes requires medication or hormone replacement therapy, in many cases women can manage menopause on their own by making a few lifestyle adjustments. Hot Flashes A common symptom of menopause,

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Menopause Misconceptions Explained

Managing menopause symptoms can feel challenging enough, but when menopause misconceptions are also thrown into the mix, the process of getting through them one day to the next can be daunting. Menopause, unfortunately, still falls behind in terms of how it is discussed (if at all) in popular culture. It’s not likely to be a

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Do I Need to See a Doctor for Menopause?

The question of whether or not to see a doctor for menopause leads to questions about quality of life. Not every woman experiences menopause the same way. While some studies have shown that 80% of women undergoing menopause reported no decrease in quality of life, menopause research is limited, especially in minority populations. You should

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The Menopause Symptom Checklist: What Can and Can’t Be Treated at Home

Menopause, which affects women in their 40s and 50s, is a natural biological process. Menopause signals the end of a woman’s menstrual period and ability to conceive. The transition can be difficult from both an emotional and physical standpoint, though the physical symptoms of menopause are likely what most people are familiar with. Menopause’s physical

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Should I Be Worried about Premature Menopause?

Typically, most women will begin to experience pre-menopause symptoms in their 40s and 50s and complete menopause in the same timeframe. Sometimes, these symptoms can begin even earlier than age 40 due to premature menopause. Premature menopause, linked to premature ovarian failure (POF), means that these women no longer release an egg each month during

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The Five Menopause Symptoms You Won’t See Coming

The hot flash might be the most well-known symptom of menopause, but there are a number of other menopause symptoms that women may find surprising. Menopause is a natural process that typically begins in your 40s or 50s when periods stop and a woman is no longer fertile. The experience of going through menopause can

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Menopause FAQs by PGOMG

Menopause can be a difficult transition for women since this period in a woman’s life can bring unpleasant symptoms like hot flashes, mood swings, sleep troubles and more. For many, the terms “menopause” and “hot flash” are practically synonymous, but this does little to educate or spread understanding about the experience of menopause, how it

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Women’s Health Checklist: Stay Healthy at Any Age

For a woman, staying healthy at any age means taking full responsibility for her own health and well-being. Of course, this translates into a balanced lifestyle involving diet and exercise, but there are some things that you’ll need a doctor’s help and advice for (every so often). In order to clear up any misconceptions you

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