By Dr. Alyse M. Hamilton, MD
Menopause often means different things to different women, and even to the men who live with menopausal women. It is such a significant time in life that now it has its own musical, Menopause The Musical. Known for its most common symptoms — hot flashes, moodiness and weight gain — just what is menopause?
What is menopause? Medically, menopause is a life-changing time when a woman has not had her menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months. Continue Reading →