Menopause Center

General Overview

Menopause is the time when the menstrual period ceases and the ovaries permanently stop releasing eggs. Menopause is considered complete when a woman has been without her period for a full year.

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Living With Menopause

In her own words: living with menopause

old woman tennis exercise thumbManaging symptoms of menopause

Simple strategies that may help you manage hot flashes, emotional upsets, and other symptoms associated with menopause.

Sex after menopause

Menopausal changes can affect sexuality. Find out what you can do.

Special Topics

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Learn about the special nutritional needs of menopausal women and how diet may affect menopausal discomfort.

Related Conditions

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

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