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7 Side Effects of Menopause

All women experience menopause . While it can be a change many women don’t look forward to, it’s a completely natural occurrence that signifies the end of childbearing years and the start of a new and exciting chapter of later adulthood. Some women glide through it fairly easily, while others encounter more extreme or uncomfortable symptoms.

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Medicine Cabinet Essentials for Women Entering Menopause

Menopause is a time of immense change, both emotionally and physically. Here are some tips to guide you through the process. Menopause is one of the most important phases of the life cycle that a woman will experience. It is often associated with a shift in the perception of one’s self, as well as being host to a wide variety of physical and hormonal changes. And while it can be an emotional time for those going through the process, it is a perfectly natural and healthy part of life.

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Preparing for Perimenopause: When Does It Start? What Does It Feel Like?

Take a look at our quick answers to your questions about perimenopause. To help inform you about what to expect in perimenopause, the guide below answers common questions like how menopause symptoms can be alleviated, and the question “when does perimenopause start?” What is perimenopause and what causes it? Estrogen and progesterone, produced by the ovaries, control menstrual periods and other processes in women’s bodies. As ovaries produce less of these hormones, perimenopause begins. Perimenopause occurs prior to menopause. After one entire year without a menstrual period, a woman is in menopause. Menopause starts for most women around age 51, but may start as early as age 40, or as late as the late 50s. It rarely starts later than age 60. Menopause before age 40 is premature. When is menopause completed? Perimenopause can take from 2-8 years, though it takes 3-5 years for most women. However, hot flashes should… Read More

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