Menopause marks the stage of a woman’s life when her body has transitioned from regularly producing estrogen and progesterone in the ovaries to its post-menopausal state. This process occurs naturally in women typically between the ages of 40 and 60, but there are natural causes and voluntary procedures that can induce menopause before the age of 40 (premature menopause). Symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, irregular periods, sleep difficulties, night sweats, mood swings and irritability as your body adjusts to new hormone levels. Our physicians and nurse midwives carry decades of experience providing professional, compassionate treatment and advice to women going through menopause, and it brings our practice great satisfaction to help ease the emotional and physical discomfort that comes with it.
Other common symptoms of menopause include: