Most Important Hot Flashy Facts About Menopause:
Menopause isn’t exactly a time in life women look forward to: Hormone changes can bring on hot flashes, sleep problems, and more. But once you’re well-versed in facts about menopause, you can put together a plan to sail through this transition in stride.“I see a lot of menopausal patients, and one of the first things I try to help them understand is that it’s a natural part of life,” says Karen Deighan, MD, associate professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the Loyola University Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Maywood, Illinois.
Every woman will experience menopause in her own way. “You can’t compare how you feel with someone else,” says Rebecca Papamihalakis, a nurse practitioner at the Community Care Network-Community Care Center for Women in Highland, Indiana.Here are 10 basic facts about menopause women should know: