Expert Care & Support for the Stages of Menopause
Menopause is the natural change women experience, typically around age 50, where their monthly menstruation ceases. There is a period of time before you reach menopause called perimenopause, which lasts anywhere from 2 to 8 years. During this transition, your hormones will spike and drop significantly until they balance out. There is no treatment necessary for menopause but we do offer an array of services to help you maintain your gynecological health and navigate these changes.
Frequently Asked Questions
While every woman can experience different symptoms, some of the most common are:
- Irregular periods. Some women have light periods. Others have heavy bleeding. Your menstrual cycle may be longer or shorter, or you may skip periods
- Hot flashes
- Trouble sleeping (insomnia)
- Vaginal dryness
If you are experiencing these symptoms, speak with your provider about managing your symptoms.
Your provider does not need to perform any tests to determine if you’ve reached menopause.
No treatment is required for menopause, as it is a natural change in your cycle. However, we offer an array of services that can help you manage the side effects of menopause. If you’re experiencing vaginal dryness, intense mood swings, hot flashes, or general discomfort, contact your provider to discuss symptom management.
To avoid any unplanned pregnancies, we advise our patients to continue the use of contraceptives until 1 year has gone by since their last period.
We know the symptoms you experience during the transition to menopause can disrupt your routine. Here are a few ways you can manage your symptoms:
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Whether it is your first appointment or just another routine check up, we are here to guide you every step of the way.