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Menopause

Put down the fan and let’s talk solutions

Menopause is the natural change in ovarian function. One of the most obvious symptoms of the menopause is hot flashes. Women may also experience issues like irregular bleeding, changes in libido, questions about bone and heart health, and more. Below are a list of topics to answer your biggest questions.

Bone Health

Menopause is recognized for a number of changes in health, including More bone loss. Research shows that some women experience a more rapid thinning of bones when the body stops making estrogen…[read more]

Estrogens & Progestins

Once the decision is made to treat your hot flashes with estrogen, the question is which one? Estrogens may differ in how you take them, but your body does not really know the difference in terms of treating the hot flashes…[read more]

Heart Health

Because estrogen helps strengthen arteries, since menopause leads to a decline in estrogen, this may be factor in the increase of heart disease in postmenopausal women…[read more]

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in menopause can treat hot flashes AND keep bones healthy and strong. HRT is probably best at doing BOTH of those things in an inexpensive, effective, tolerable fashion…[read more]

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are the most frequent symptom of menopause and perimenopause. Nearly all women will experience a hot flash at some point during menopause. The good news is there is help…[read more]

Irregular Bleeding

As your body transitions through menopause it is common to experience some irregular bleeding. Depending on your discomfort level with the bleeding, there are treatment options available…[read more]

Libido

Many women experience a change in their sexual desires during menopause. This is caused by a loss of estrogen and testosterone in menopause…[read more]

Vaginal Health

Menopause and perimenopause can cause a change in the lining of vagina resulting in decreased lubrication. Reduced levels of estrogen also result in an increase in vaginal pH, which makes the vagina less acidic, just as it was before puberty…[read more]