Gut Health During Menopause Is Key—Here’s Why

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Most people in menopause (officially defined as the ceasing of menstruation) are familiar with the fact that this life stage is related to a change in hormone levels. Hot flashes, trouble sleeping, digestive issues, changes in mood, anxiety and depression…they’re all connected to changes in progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone levels. But what...

How To Find a Menopause Doctor and Why You Need One

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Every year, around 1.3 million menstruating people enter menopause, which is, as Kameelah Phillips, MD, previously told Well+Good, “the natural decline of the hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.” This usually happens around the age of 51, though symptoms such as hot flashes, weight gain, loss of sex drive, and irritability often begin...