Menopause

As women mature, they start to reach the end of their menstrual cycles. This process is known as menopause and is when you’ve gone 12 months without a menstrual period. Menopause can happen after the age of 40, but commonly occurs around the age of 50. There are symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flashes, emotional symptoms, and lower energy. Menopause can disrupt your life and it’s important to talk to your doctor to see if there are ways to make adjustments through hormone therapy and make menopause an easier experience.

Dealing with Menopause

The symptoms associated with menopause can bring extra stress to your life and can disrupt your mental health as well as your physical health. Some of the common symptoms associated with menopause include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Spotting
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Chills
  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Insomnia
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain
  • Thinning hair
  • Dry skin
  • Loss of fullness in the breasts

    Symptoms will vary in each person, but you can most likely expect to experience irregularities in your periods before they officially end. When you’re dealing with issues that start to interfere with your daily life and your ability to focus throughout the day, it’s important to talk to your doctor so that you can find a treatment option that may make dealing with menopause easier.

    Menopause itself doesn’t have a cure or treatment, but there are treatments that can deal with your symptoms. You may want to consider hormone therapy, vaginal estrogen, antidepressants, or medications to help prevent osteoporosis. These can all help you feel more balanced and even throughout your day.

    Contact Your Doctor Today!

    Don’t let the symptoms associated with menopause disrupt your life. Contact your doctor at Innovation Medical Center in Pompano Beach, FL, at (888) 466-1252 to learn more about dealing with menopause and what you can expect.

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