Featured Menopause Articles
Descriptions of Featured Menopause Articles
Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her periods naturally no longer occur. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this topic, including information about common symptoms and the average age at which the change occurs.
Hot flashes are sudden feelings of heat that most often affect the upper part of the body. This eMedTV segment describes hot flashes in detail and provides suggestions for dealing with these episodes, which are often associated with menopause.
Aside from changes in a woman's period, menopause symptoms may include hot flashes and vaginal dryness. This eMedTV article discusses these and other possible signs or symptoms of menopause, such as mood changes, urinary problems, and night sweats.
Hormone Replacement Therapy
A healthcare provider may recommend hormone replacement therapy to women with menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses the benefits, risks, and side effects associated with taking hormone replacement therapy.
Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that may help treat symptoms of menopause. This article on the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of black cohosh, including information on how it may work, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Symptoms of Menopause
Possible signs and symptoms of menopause include changes in your period, vaginal dryness, and hot flashes. This eMedTV Web page describes several of these potential symptoms in detail, including body changes and mood problems that may occur.
Premarin may be used for several purposes, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Premarin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
Prometrium is a hormone medication that can cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as depression and menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnenolone, including information on its uses, safety, effectiveness, and possible side effects.
Symptoms of menopause can often be relieved through exercise, getting enough rest, and medication. This eMedTV article offers suggestions for relief of menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, and also offers a tracking chart.
Signs of Menopause
Other than changes in your period, signs of menopause may include hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at other signs that may indicate menopause, such as vaginal dryness, urinary problems, and thinning hair.
DIM is a dietary supplement used for various purposes, including treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how DIM works, discusses its safety and effectiveness, and offers information on what to be aware of before using this product.
Red clover is an herbal product that is claimed to relieve menopause symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of red clover, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
There are many ways of treating menopause symptoms, such as getting enough exercise and taking hormones. This eMedTV article discusses other treatment options and contains links to additional information.
Vagifem is a prescription estrogen medication that helps relieve vaginal problems due to menopause. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at Vagifem, including information on how it works, potential side effects, general precautions, and more.
Prempro is a prescribed drug that may alleviate certain symptoms and conditions associated with menopause. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Prempro, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Estrace is a prescription drug that helps relieve various symptoms and conditions of menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Estrace, including information on how it works to increase estrogen levels, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
Black Cohosh Side Effects Information
Headaches, weight gain, and an upset stomach are among the possible side effects of black cohosh. This eMedTV resource describes other side effects that may occur with black cohosh, including those that may need immediate medical attention.
Estratest is a prescription drug used to treat hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV Web page further describes what Estratest is used for, explains how and when to take the medicine, and lists side effects that may occur with treatment.