Menopause isn’t something you have to think about until you’re in your 40s and 50s, right? For most women that’s true, but early menopause does happen. Learn about primary ovarian insufficiency and what to do if you think you’re experiencing it.
Irregular periods, tender breasts and bad PMS? Could it be perimenopause? Our women’s health expert helps sort out what this change is and is not.
Are hot flashes bad for your health? Does menopause change your voice? Will a thyroid condition mask hot flashes? What about if you’ve had a hysterectomy — do you need to know when menopause begins? Get the answers to these and other puzzling menopause-related questions.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Women’s Health specialist Lynn Simpson, MD, answers this one about hot flashes.
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