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  • I have symptoms, and I wonder if I'm starting menopause.
  • I'm going through menopause, and this is a checkup.
  • I'm going through menopause, and I'm still having problems.

I have symptoms, and I wonder if I'm starting menopause.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on October 10, 2017

  1. Do my symptoms mean I'm starting menopause?
  2. Is this a normal time to start menopause?
  3. How will my health change after menopause?
  4. Should I have any tests done?
  5. Can my symptoms of menopause be treated?

I'm going through menopause, and this is a checkup.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on October 10, 2017

  1. Do my test results show an increased risk for heart disease or osteoporosis?
  2. What can I do to reduce my health risks?
  3. Will the symptoms of menopause go away on their own?
  4. Should I take medication to relieve the symptoms of menopause?
  5. What can I do to avoid gaining weight with menopause?

I'm going through menopause, and I'm still having problems.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on October 10, 2017

  1. Are my new problems related to menopause?
  2. Should I have additional tests done?
  3. Should I change medications?
  4. Would taking dietary supplements help?
  5. Would complementary approaches such as relaxation techniques help?