Women can experience symptoms of menopause at many different stages of life, depending on their particular circumstances. When that time arrives, call Alliance for Women’s Health to learn how to manage your symptoms and maximize your health as you enter this stage of your life.
This is the experience that most women encounter as they age. At some point after the age of 40, your ovaries stop releasing eggs and your monthly menstruation cycles stop.
When a woman experiences menopause before the age of 40, it’s premature. This can happen for several reasons, including genetic factors and autoimmune disorders. Specific medical procedures can cause premature menopause when the ovaries are surgically removed.
Menopause is a time of transition, one that marks the beginning of an enriching and enjoyable part of a woman’s life.
Knowing what to expect can make menopause easier. Each woman has her own experience, but some common signs let you know that your body is going through this transition.
Common experiences of menopause include:
If you're experiencing unpleasant menopause symptoms, some steps can be taken to address those concerns. By considering your urological and gynecological systems holistically, Dr. Chung and Jackie can help you find the best treatment path for your needs during this stage of your life.
Many women find that improving their overall fitness and nutrition can go a long way toward relieving menopause symptoms. Certain herbs and natural supplements can also help manage menopause symptoms.
Hormone replacement therapy can help many women navigate the fluctuations that occur during menopause. Estrogen and progesterone are the female hormones used in replacement therapy.
At Alliance for Women’s Health, Dr. Chung and Jackie approach each woman as an individual, with her own unique experience of menopause. If you’re entering this stage of your life, schedule an appointment and begin exploring treatment options.
Feel free to email us regarding any scheduling or general questions!