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How can I prepare to discuss menopause concerns with my doctor?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine

Menopause symptoms are different for everyone. Your doctor can talk to you better when you have a list of the most critical issues to you. This list can include, not just the frequency of symptoms like hot flashes, but also emotional issues that concern your well-being. Be sure to discuss the most important questions or topics to you first so you don't run out of time. Don't hesitate to discuss any topics with your doctor so you can talk through treatment options together.

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