I m going crazy. Is it hot in here? If he doesn t stop bothering me, I m going to scream! Menopause, the often-dreaded change of life brings a host of changes in a woman s body. Behind-the-scenes hormonal shifts may emit signals that wreak havoc, potentially requiring medical evaluation and treatment. What seemingly should be a natural step toward maturity, often feels anything but natural. Understanding the process can help you get in sync with your body. Knowing the options available to alleviate your discomfort can help you achieve balance physically, relationally and emotionally.
An Overview of Menopause
Recognizing the symptoms and reviewing the treatments for menopause can ease this transition.
Understand the life stage that precedes menopause.
Questions and Answers
I'm only forty-six, yet some days I can hardly get out of bed in the morning. Why do I feel so terrible?
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Other Things to Consider
Getting Positive About Midlife Changes
Our culture may worship it, but physical beauty is not what ultimately matters. Women in midlife can reject negativity and learn to make peace with the aging process.
Over- 50 Birthdays
Worried about getting older? Here's how you can "get over it."
Life Pressures: Working Moms, Stay-at-Home Moms
Relationships: Blended Families, Divorce, Parents and Adult Children, Caring for Elderly Parents