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General Overview

Menopause is the time when the menstrual period ceases and the ovaries permanently stop releasing eggs. Menopause is considered complete when a woman has been without her period for a full year.

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Living With Menopause
In her own words: living with menopause

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Managing symptoms of menopause

Simple strategies that may help you manage hot flashes, emotional upsets, and other symptoms associated with menopause.

Sex after menopause

Menopausal changes can affect sexuality. Find out what you can do.

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Nutrition and menopause

Learn about the special nutritional needs of menopausal women and how diet may affect menopausal discomfort.

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