Hot flashes? Mood swings? No, you're not crazy—you're just in menopause. Going through the Big Change isn’t always easy: Fluctuating hormone levels of menopause cause a host of symptoms — including some that can take you by surprise. Not only that, but the symptoms can change over time. Find out what to expect and when to get help.Take Our Quiz
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The average age of menopause in the US.
North American Menopause Society
Juliet Leman, DO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sky Ridge Medical Center
How do I know if I'm experiencing menopause?
Menopause is considered the absence of a period for one year. Symptoms can vary greatly from minor to severe. Symptoms include irregular periods, hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, difficulty sleep. . .
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