Menopause is a normal condition marking the end of a woman’s reproductive period which describes the changes a woman goes through before or after she stops menstruating. The process of menopause is gradual, and each woman's transition is a different experience. The average age menopause begins is 51. However, menopause can also occur as early as the 30s or as late as the 60s.
Symptoms of menopause differ from patient to patient. Dr. Breit can run a battery of tests to rule out which symptoms are being caused by menopause. Some symptoms associated with menopause include a struggle to focus, irregular periods, lower fertility, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, night sweats, disturbed sleep, urinary problems, and moodiness.
Specific treatments depend on the individual symptoms, medical history, and preferences. Some options include:
Dr. Breit has extensive experience in the treatment of menopause. Visit her offices to find out how the Center for Women’s Health can help women find relief from menopause.
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