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    Overview

    The time of a woman's life following menopause is called postmenopause. During this time, many of the bothersome symptoms that a woman experienced prior to menopause, gradually ease for most women.

    Living and Coping

    Laura Corio, MD, talks about life and good health after menopause.

    Protecting Your Health

    A Pap test looks for changes in the cells of the cervix that show cervical cancer or conditions that may develop into cancer.

    If you have completed menopause -- gone without a period for more than one year -- you should not experience any menstrual bleeding. Even a little spotting is not normal after menopause.

    There are a number of steps women in postmenopause can take to stay healthy and feel better. It's as easy as remembering your ABCs, and D, E, and F.

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