What is menopause?

Menopause is a natural transition that all women experience as they age. It marks the end of a woman's reproductive years and is diagnosed after 12 months without a menstrual period. Typically happening between the ages of 45-55, menopause occurs when a woman's ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.

Some key things to know:

Symptoms vary but may include:

To ease the transition, it's helpful to stay healthy by:

There are also medications that can treat postmenopausal symptoms if they interfere with your quality of life. Hormone therapy helps supplement estrogen. Low-dose antidepressants, vaginal moisturizers, and lubricants can help with other issues.

The caring providers at Hormone Harmony specialize in tailored hormone replacement therapy to help women transition through perimenopause and postmenopause smoothly. With customized bioidentical hormone treatment plans, we can get your hormone levels optimized to minimize unpleasant symptoms. Contact us today to start balancing your hormones and feeling your best!

I hope this overview on what every woman should know about menopause and its symptoms was helpful! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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