What is menopause?
A menopause occurs in women in their forties and fifties, a woman is considered menopausal when she have not had a period for 12 months, menopause happens when woman’s body begin to decrease the production of estrogen and progesterone. Menopause is a natural part of aging. The lower amounts of estrogen that come with menopause will cause changes in women’s body. These changes occur over time.
What are the symptoms of menopause?
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Irregular periods or irregular bleeding
- Difficulty sleeping
- Depression and anxiety
- Vaginal dryness
- Forgetfulness and trouble focusing
- Urinary incontinence
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Menopause Treatment in Loudoun County, VA
There is a broad spectrum of treatment modalities available for you depending on the patient’s symptoms and needs. Simple lifestyle modifications can help with sleep disturbances and hot flashes. Some over the counter aids such as lubricants or creams can help vaginal discomfort issues. Natural non-hormonal remedies such as vitamin and herb supplementation have been proven useful.
Our Gynecologist Dr. Jack Ayoub will treat you as an individual and will help you make a decision based on your family and medical history and symptoms.