How to Choose a Doctor
The relationship you have with your doctor is important. Here are tips from WebMD for choosing a new physician.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 - Medications
Recent studies have changed how health professionals use hormone therapy after menopause. For a long time, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was thought to protect against heart disease and dementia. However, studies now show that HRT use can cause serious health problems. After 1 or more years of HRT use, a small number of women using HRT have a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot in a deep ...
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 ...