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At some point every woman will go through menopause—a time when the ovaries discontinue the production of estrogen and progesterone and monthly menstruation stops. For some women this transition can be difficult physically and emotionally.
One important thing for women to understand about menopause is that it is a natural part of the aging process. Although the age at which it starts may vary, it eventually will happen to all women.
Margaret Salamon, MD, Gynecologist at NorthShore, offers the following suggestions for relieving some of the discomforts that menopause may bring:
What worked for you to help relieve some of the symptoms of menopause?