Health Center - Menopause

If you've been asking, "Is it hot in here or is it me?" you've come to the right place. The months and years leading up to and following menopause can be bewildering at best, overwhelming at times. You've got questions. We’ve got answers.
Menopause Guide

ask the expert

I'm 46 years old and going through perimenopause. I have irregular periods and water retention. My breasts always feel swollen; not sore—just enlarged. Is this due to water retention and lack of progesterone? Besides using progesterone cream, is there a natural way to help with this breast enlargement?

Is it common to experience mood swings and depression during the years leading into menopause and immediately after?

symptom checklist

Are you experiencing burning, itching or painful sex? This print-and-go checklist will help you to identify symptoms and start a conversation with your health care professional.

print and go

Download and print these 10 questions to ask your health care professional about vaginal dryness and painful intercourse.

more on menopause

Read our Menopause health topic for diagnosis and treatment information, questions to ask and more.

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hormone therapy

The Hormone Foundation has developed several resources to help answer women's concerns about hormone therapy. Learn more here.