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This listing of menopause resources is provided for your reference and is not a complete list of available resources.

The information and opinions provided by these organizations are not necessarily those of WebMD.

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Understanding Menopause -- the Basics

Menopause simply means the end of menstruation for one year. As a woman ages, there is a gradual decline in the function of her ovaries and the production of estrogen. Around the time a woman turns 40, this process speeds up. This transition is known as perimenopause. Women typically menstruate for the last time at about 50 years of age. A few stop menstruating as young as 40, and a very small percentage as late as 60. Women who smoke tend to go through menopause a few years earlier than nonsmokers...

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Alliance for Aging Research
2021 K Street, NW
Suite 305
Washington, D.C. 20006
202-293-2856
www.agingresearch.org

American Urogynecologic Association
2025 M Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 367-1167
www.augs.org
Patient Site: www.mypelvichealth.org

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, Kan. 66211-2672
913-906-6000
E-mail: fp@aafp.org
www.aafp.org

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Women's Initiative
601 East St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20049
800-424-3410
http://www.aarp.org/

American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30329-4251
800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
P.O. Box 96920
Washington, D.C. 20090-6920
800-762-2264
www.acog.org

The North American Menopause Society
5900 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 390

Mayfield Heights, OH, 44124

440-442-7550

www.menopause.org

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
1209 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, Ala. 35216-2809
205-978-5000
www.asrm.org

National Cancer Institute
Building 31, Room 10A03
31 Center Dr., MSC 2580
Bethesda, Md. 20892-2580
301-435-3848
800-422-6237 (800-4-CANCER)
www.nci.nih.gov

National Institute on Aging
Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-1752
800-222-4225 (TTY)
www.nih.gov/nia

National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus
http://medlineplus.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menopause.html
e-mail: custserv@nlm.nih.gov

National Osteoporosis Foundation
1232 22nd St., N. W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
www.nof.org

Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201

202-690-7650
www.womenshealth.gov

National Women's Health Resource Center
157 Broad Street, Suite 315
Red Bank, NJ 07701

877-986-9472 (a toll-free number)
www.healthywomen.org

OBGYN.net
www.obgyn.net

The Hormone Foundation
8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5817
1-800-HORMONE
www.hormone.org

 

 

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Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on June 05, 2012
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