What do I need to know about caring for someone with early menopause?

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Caring for a loved one with early menopause can be difficult as she struggles with the emotional impact of her lost fertility. She may also have troubling symptoms including hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and difficulty concentrating. You can help by offering to listen if she wants to talk, and by directing her toward support groups for people with her condition. You can also help by encouraging her to maintain a good diet supplemented with calcium and vitamin D.

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