Most assume that menopause is a natural consequence of age. But are there other triggers? Get the facts about lesser-known menopause symptoms and causes.


The word menopause often conjures thoughts of hot flashes and night sweats. While those are among the most talked-about menopause symptoms, they're just the tip of the iceberg for many women.

The good news is that menopause doesn’t have to be a strictly uncomfortable experience.

There are treatments available that can help ease symptoms. Some may be prescription medications, but what about natural remedies? Can lifestyle changes be beneficial, as well?

Your healthcare provider (HCP) can help you find a treatment, or a combination of treatments, that are right for you.

You may also wonder how menopause may affect your sex life and whether it causes weight gain. Find answers to these questions, as well, as you take a deeper dive into the many dimensions of menopause.

Menopause causes

Older woman looking up causes and information about menopause.

You probably know that menopause and age go hand in hand. But menopause doesn't just happen overnight. Learn the facts about menopause and perimenopause, and discover menopause triggers that may have nothing to do with your age.

Menopause symptoms

Hot flashes and night sweats are among the most commonly experienced symptoms of menopause, but they aren't the only ones. Find out about other symptoms such as brain fog and sleeplessness.

Menopause treatments

Older woman with menopause doing stretches before a workout.

If symptoms of menopause are bothering you, there are treatments that can help. Your HCP can explain the various options that may offer some relief. You’ll learn how getting consistent good sleep and exercise and eating a healthy diet rich in certain nutrients may help, as well as whether there are any foods you should avoid.

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