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Managing the Change

Posted 9/29/2017 by UHBlog

Managing the Change

Learn how to cope with hot flashes and other menopause symptoms.

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5 Ways to Even Out Menopause Mood Swings

Posted 1/17/2017 by UHBlog

5 Ways to Even Out Menopause Mood Swings

Women going through menopause often experience a roller coaster of emotions along with their hot flashes. Learn some effective ways to help you cope.

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Acupuncture Cools Hot Flashes

Posted 9/26/2016 by UHBlog

Acupuncture Cools Hot Flashes

Looking for relief from hot flashes or other symptoms of menopause? You may want to give acupuncture a try.

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Managing Menopause with Hormone Therapy

Posted 4/2/2015 by UHBlog

Do menopausal symptoms make you uncomfortable? They’re treatable. You’re tired, cranky and sweat pours off your face during the middle of winter or while blasting the air conditioner at the coldest setting. Welcome to menopause. Menopause affects women in their 40s and 50s and lasts several years until your periods finally stop. Although not all women develop uncomfortable menopausal symptoms, for the ones who do, there is help, says obstetrician/gynecologist Susan Lasch, MD. &ldquo...

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When the Big O Becomes the Big Ouch: Painful Sex During Menopause

Posted 4/2/2015 by UHBlog

Painful postmenopausal sex is treatable. Ask us. It’s hard to get your sexy on when having sex hurts. Yet, it’s a problem that affects the love lives of approximately 50 percent of postmenopausal women, many of whom may not realize their issue is treatable. “Painful sex is very common among postmenopausal women,” says psychologist Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD. The problem stems from genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), a new term used to describe the genital, urinary and ...

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9 Ways to Manage Menopause

Posted 2/22/2015 by UHBlog

Bothered by menopause? We can help. If you think menopause is like flipping a switch and poof, your menstrual cycle ends, you obviously haven't lived through it. Menopause is a time of transition for most women that consists of three parts – perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause. Menopause symptoms can last years, says reproductive endocrinologist and gynecologic surgeon James Liu, MD. "Menopause itself is defined as a shutdown of estrogen from the ovaries," Dr. Liu says. After a full ...

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The Side Effect of Menopause You Might Not Expect

Posted 9/25/2014 by UHBlog

Hot flashes. Mood swings. Night sweats. Menopause can cause women to experience a host of unpleasant symptoms. But there is one in particular that can last longer than a hot flash, feel worse than a mood swing and be far more dangerous than night sweats: depression. Psychiatrist Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD, explains why it happens – and how to treat it. Q. What are some of the feelings a woman might go through during menopause? A. Each woman’s experience is different. Some women experien...

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