Menopause signifies the end of a woman’s menstruation and fertility. Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s. In the United States, the average age is 51.
In the months or years leading up to menopause – called perimenopause – you might experience these symptoms:
- Irregular periods
- Vaginal dryness
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Sleep problems
- Mood changes
- Weight gain and slowed metabolism
- Thinning hair and dry skin
- Loss of breast fullness
Don't hesitate to seek treatment for any of these symptoms. There are many effective treatments, from lifestyle adjustments to hormone therapy, that can alleviate them.
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If you are experiencing menopausal symptoms, or for more information about our services, request an appointment or call 214-645-8300.