Menopause typically happens in women in their early 50s and is the permanent end of menstruation and fertility and the onset is medically defined as occurring 12 months after your last menstrual cycle. Menopause is a natural biological process and although it marks an end to your fertility, you can remain healthy, vital and sexual after menopause.
What are the symptoms of Menopause?
- Vaginal dryness
- Hot flashes
- Restlessness in your sleep
- Mood swings
- Weight gain
- Thinning hair
- Drying skin
What are the possible treatments to reduce the symptoms of menopause?
- Lifestyle modifications
- Hormone replacement therapy (dependent on the patient)
- Treatment is individualized based on symptoms and risk of osteoporosis, cardiac diseases, cancers and other conditions
If your menopausal symptoms are becoming a burden and you would like to seek assistance in reducing them, schedule an appointment at Fakih IVF today. You may also want to begin seeing a physician as you start experiencing peri-menopausal (the period of transition before menopause) symptoms for preventative health care and to address any medical concerns.