Premature Menopause Directory
In the U.S., the average age of onset for "natural" menopause is 51. However, because of genetics, illness, or medical procedures, some women go through menopause before the age of 40. Menopause that occurs before this age, whether natural or induced, is known as premature menopause. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about premature menopause, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Menopause & Sexual Problems
Sexual difficulties that accompany menopause may be easily treated. WebMD explains how.
WebMD offers a glossary of terms associated with menopause and sexuality.
The Emotional Roller Coaster of Menopause
The period before and after menopause can be an emotional roller coaster for many women. WebMD offers tips for coping with irritability and depression.
Sex and Menopause
Menopause and postmenopause may affect your sex drive. Find out more from WebMD.
Is Soy a Remedy for Hot Flash Symptoms
Is soy the solution to this menopausal symptom?
Menopause: What it is, What to do
Information on how to cope with menopause and where to go for additional information about it.
Your Brain on Menopause
One minute you're laughing, the next you're sobbing - what's going on? Hormone surges and dips throughout menopause affect your brain as well as the rest of your body. Here's what happens and why, and how to cope.
When Sex Is a Problem
Men have Viagra. But what about women with a low libido?
Pregnancy & Menopause
Ob-Gyn Laura Corio discusses whether birth control is still needed by women going through menopause.
What Are the Symptoms of Perimenopause?
Ob-Gyn Laura Corio explains the symptoms of perimenopause.
Understanding Bone Density
Laura Corio, MD, talks about bone density concerns for menopausal women.
Exercise & Menopause
Ob-Gyn Laura Corio talks about the importance of exercise during menopause.