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10 Questions About Menopause

Here are 10 questions to ask your health care provider about menopause.

  1. Do I need treatment for my menopause?
  2. Is hormone replacement therapy right for me?
  3. What side effects can I expect from hormone replacement therapy, and how can I deal with them?
  4. Am I at high risk for heart disease?
  5. Should I undergo bone density screening? How often should I be screened?
  6. Should I be taking medicines other than estrogen to protect my bones or my heart?
  7. Could any medicines other than estrogen help relieve my hot flashes or other symptoms?
  8. Do you recommend soy supplements or other natural remedies?
  9. Could you help me set up an exercise program?
  10. What other lifestyle changes could be especially helpful for me?

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Reviewed by Trina Pagano, MD on July 19, 2014

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