Thyroid and Menopause: Confusing the Symptoms
The symptoms of menopause and thyroid problems can be similar. WebMD tells you how doctors distinguish between the two.
Talking to Your Doctor About Menopause
Knowing how to talk to your doctor can help you get the information you need about menopause. Here are some communication tips from WebMD.
How to Choose a Doctor
The relationship you have with your doctor is important. Here are tips from WebMD for choosing a new physician.
Home Menopause Testing Kits: Are They Worth It?
Could a home test tell if you are in menopause? It's unlikely. Learn more from WebMD about what this test can tell you, if anything.
Getting the Most From Your Doctor’s Appointment
An appointment with a doctor can be short, confusing, and intimidating. WebMD offers tips for getting the most out of your visit so that you can become your best health advocate.
Are there tests that can diagnose menopause? Find out more from WebMD.
Your Guide to Menopause
WebMD helps answer your questions about what to expect before, during, and after menopause.
10 Questions for Your Doctor About Sex and Menopause
Don't let menopause derail your life -- or your love life. Learn what to ask your doctor, how to manage symptoms, and how to keep your sex drive in gear.
Menopause and Perimenopause - What Happens
In your late 30s, your egg supply begins to decline in number and quality. As a result, your hormone production changes-you may notice a shortened menstrual cycle and some premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms that you didn't have before.Perimenopause As your egg supply continues to decline, your ovulation and menstruation become irregular. This can start as early as your late 30s or as late as ...
Menopause and Perimenopause - Treatment Overview
Menopause is a natural change that doesn't require treatment. However, symptoms of hormonal change can be difficult. If you have insomnia, mood swings, hot flashes, cloudy thinking, heavy menstrual periods, or other menopause symptoms, treatment can help you manage this transition more comfortably. As you review your options, consider the following: Healthy lifestyle habits will help you reduce ..