Although menopause usually occurs in women between the ages of 49-55, premenopause occurs earlier and can last four years. Premenopause is a period of transition where estrogen production begins to slow down. Women in this stage may experience … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Pre-Menopause
As you progress towards menopause, the hormones estrogen and progesterone no longer work in sync, creating an imbalance. Perimenopause effects women differently. Some experience vaginal dryness and a lower libido, others have hot flashes, and still … [Read more...] about Perimenopause
Is Menopause Really as Bad as I’m Told?
Growing older is one of the things we cannot control. That includes the changes that come with it. There’s a belief that menopause is this long, horrible period in a woman’s life that makes her moody and miserable. While symptoms for some can be … [Read more...] about Is Menopause Really as Bad as I’m Told?
Menopause Symptoms – Chicken or the Egg?
Many women come to our menopause specialty center looking for explanations for the symptoms they are experiencing. Some patients come to us after reaching out to other gynecologists or specialists. Some women have read literature that would make them … [Read more...] about Menopause Symptoms – Chicken or the Egg?
Menopause and Sex: How Change of Life Affects Intimacy
Menopause is a significant milestone in a woman’s life. This is a time when your body changes, and with it, your sex drive may also change. Some women think that menopause means the end of intimacy, but this is not the case. It’s important to … [Read more...] about Menopause and Sex: How Change of Life Affects Intimacy