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If I'm feeling sad during menopause, what can help me be more engaged?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine

During menopause, there are so many emotional changes that it is normal to feel sad or have emotional mood swings. It may take a new hobby or creative achievement to add some happiness to your life or increase self esteem. Feelings of sadness can be normal during this life change process, but if the feelings last for longer periods of time or become more severe, it is important to talk to your doctor.

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