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Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle While in Menopause

Details: Osteoporosis is a major health risk to women after menopause, as age-related bone loss speeds up in the years surrounding menopause. Bone-strengthening exercise can help. The Fracture Risk Assessment tool called FRAX calculates a woman’s 10-year probability of a major osteoporotic fracture (clinical spine, forearm, hip, or shoulder).

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North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Details: Management of genitourinary syndrome of menopause in women with or at high risk for breast cancer: consensus recommendations from The North American Menopause Society and The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health

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Women's Health Websites

Details: Site of the nonprofit women’s health organization also known as the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective offers an extensive number of articles related to menopause and health information for women of all ages. Society for Reproductive Investigation

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Cardiovascular Health & Menopause, Menopause Information

Details: Women who are overweight can reduce health risks greatly by losing just 10% of their weight. A combined approach of diet and exercise is best. Women who need to lose weight or sustain prior weight loss are recommended to get at least 60 to 90 minutes of …

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Menopause Health Questionnaire

Details: Menopause Health Questionnaire Menopause is a normal event in a woman’s life and is marked by the end of menstrual periods. Usually during the 40s, a gradual process leading to menopause begins. This is called the menopause transition or perimenopause. Changes in the pattern of menstrual periods are very common during this stage.

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Menopause Hormone Therapy (HT) Benefits & Risks, Menopause

Details: In order to minimize serious health risks, HT is recommended at the lowest effective dose for the shortest time period. The real concern about hormone safety is with long-term use of systemic ET or EPT. As a result of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) trial in 2002, the US Food & Drug Administration and Health Canada require all estrogen

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Menopause Hormone Therapy (HT) Benefits & Risks, Menopause

Details: The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) results 10 years ago scared many women away from using hormone therapy (HT) altogether. Some toughed out their hot flashes and night sweats with no relief until the symptoms settled down on their own. We’ve learned a lot since then about the risks and benefits of HT. For most women, experts agree that HT

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Pain with Penetration, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause

Details: Home > For Women > Sexual Health & Menopause Online > Sexual Problems at Midlife > Pain with Penetration > Next As estrogen levels fall as women approach and pass menopause, the resulting dryness and thinning of vaginal tissues can cause penetration and intercourse to …

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Sexual Devices, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause The

Details: A clitoral therapy device, known by the brand name Eros-CTD, has been approved by the US and Canadian governments to treat female sexual dysfunction. The device is a small pump-like vacuum that fits over the clitoris and uses suction to draw blood into the clitoris so that it swells.

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Changes in the Vagina and Vulva, Sexual Side Effects of

Details: Home > For Women > Sexual Health & Menopause Online > Changes at Midlife > Changes in the Vagina and Vulva > Next. Less estrogen may cause the tissues of the vulva and the lining of the vagina to become thinner, drier, and less elastic or flexible. Shifting levels of hormones—especially estrogen—during the menopause transition produce

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Sex and Menopause The North American Menopause Society, …

Details: Health problems of either partner, medications, stress, relationship problems and other aging issues may all contribute to the problem. Yet most of us consider sex to be an important aspect of our life and overall well-being. Here, easy fixes for long-lasting results.

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Menopause FAQs: Your Health After Menopause

Details: A. Your dental health and the health of your bones are closely related. So, although problems with teeth and gums may be more common at and after menopause, don’t think of them as normal. With bone loss, the tooth sockets in your jaw deteriorate, leading to receding gums and exposing the roots, which makes you sensitive to cold.

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Treatments & Solutions for Menopause Symptoms The North

Details: Regular sexual stimulation: Last but certainly not least, women can maintain vaginal health through regular painless sexual activity, which promotes blood flow …

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Changes in Hormone Levels, Sexual Side Effects of

Details: As the primary “female” hormone, estrogen promotes the growth and health of the female reproductive organs and keeps the vagina moisturized, elastic (stretchy), and well supplied with blood. Estrogen levels generally decline during perimenopause, but they do so in an irregular fashion.

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Menopause and Stress: Help & Solutions The North

Details: And, the potential for alcohol abuse and other health risks makes it a poor option for stress reduction. Sleep. Adequate sleep is necessary for alert functioning during the waking hours. Most adults require between 6 to 9 hours of sleep per night. Try to determine your sleep needs and …

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Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging

Details: Health Project, the Seattle Midlife Women’s Health Study, and the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN). FindingssupportedSTRAW_srecommendations,providedmore precise specification of menstrual criteria for early and late tran-sition, and recommended a quantitative cutpoint for FSH lev-els characteristic of the late transition.19<22

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Menopause QOL Instrument (UQOL)

Details: Utian Quality of Life Scale. To fill healthcare providers’ requests, NAMS is pleased to make available the Utian Quality of Life (UQOL) Scale, a validated 2-page instrument that clinicians can use to gain important information from women about menopause-related quality of life.

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Hormone Therapy, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause The

Details: Risks and benefits must be weighed. Because systemic hormone therapy has been associated with increased risks of heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and breast cancer, especially in older women and with longer duration of use, healthcare providers generally prescribe the lowest possible dose for the shortest possible time to relieve symptoms of menopause.

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Pelvic Floor & Sexual Health, Menopause Information

Details: Pelvic floor physical therapy involves biofeedback and exercises to encourage relaxation and strengthening of the muscles of the lower pelvis. A physical therapist places biofeedback sensors on the vaginal wall to measure muscle tone and the strength of muscle contractions, which are then printed on a machine for you to see.

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NCMP Certification Program, Certified Menopause

Details: NAMS Certified Menopause Practitione r (NCMP). A s the definitive resource for menopause and other midlife healthcare issues, NAMS developed a competency examination program in 2002 to. Set the standards for menopause practice ; Assist women in locating clinicians who could provide optimal menopause-related healthcare

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MenoPro: A Mobile App for Women Bothered by Menopause …

Details: Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and other scientific studies have helped to clarify the benefits and risks of HT (4-7), current options include lower doses and medications absorbed through the skin that may further lower risks. Research suggests that individual traits can help to …

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Illness, Medical Problems, Medications, Sexual Side

Details: In a large survey of sexual behavior among US adults ages 57 to 85, 5 those who described their health as fair or poor were more likely to report sexual problems. Many diseases can trigger or worsen sexual problems; here are some of the most common ones among women at midlife and beyond: diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer

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Menopause and Eye Health The North American Menopause

Details: Menopause and Eye Health. Home > For Women > Menopause Flashes > Women's Health and Menopause > Menopause and Eye Health. Various eye changes may occur during times of fluctuating hormone levels, such as during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and perimenopause. Around the time of menopause, your eyesight may be slightly altered.

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Changes in Weight and Fat Distribution, Sexual Side

Details: Beyond their clear effect on a woman’s overall health, these conditions tend to compromise her sexual function through reduced energy, reduced mobility, poor self-image, and other factors. BEFORE YOU LEAVE, BE SURE

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Talking to Your Healthcare Provider About Your Problem

Details: If you don’t tell your provider about a sexual problem you’re having, your overall health may suffer. There’s a good chance your provider may know of treatments or self-help measures that you aren’t aware of. If you might benefit from a treatment that requires a prescription or a referral for sex therapy, you’ll be out of luck unless

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References, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause The North

Details: J Women’s Health 2009;18:461-468. 12. Baker FC, Wolfson AR, Lee KA. Association of sociodemographic, lifestyle, and health factors with sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in women: findings from the 2007 National Sleep Foundation “Sleep in America Poll.” J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2009;18:841-849.

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Chapter 1: Menopause

Details: Menopause can be viewed as a sentinel event that affords a unique opportunity for a dialogue between women and their healthcare providers to evaluate and improve health-related practices. (Level II)

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Menopause and Stress The North American Menopause

Details: Although achieving optimal mental and physical health requires individualized solutions, the following suggestions have been helpful for many women. Create balance: When dividing time between work obligations and caring for family, women need to remember that taking care of their own needs is equally important. With the onset of new tensions

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S K Hormone Therapy Health Risks and Benefits

Details: By the 1990s, it was believed that HT offered many health benefits, including prevention of heart disease and osteopo-rosis. However, data from a major heart study later showed an increased risk of cerebrovascular disease. The data were con-flicting, and the medical community wasn _t sure what to believe. What was the Women_s Health Initiative?

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Menopause Guidebook 9th Edition

Details: The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is proud of its attractive 9th edition of our most valuable resource, The Menopause Guidebook.Because of its multidisciplinary membership of menopause experts from diverse healthcare fields, NAMS is in the best position and uniquely qualified to provide the latest menopause-related information that is accurate, balanced, and presented without bias.

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About NAMS, Menopause Resource The North American

Details: Founded in 1989, The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging.

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How to Navigate This Online Resource, Sexual Side Effects

Details: This Sexual Health & Menopause resource is divided into topics.Topic titles are listed in the dark blue “Table of Contents” column on the left side of every page. Each listed title links to a new topic page.

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NAMS Menopause Journal The North American Menopause

Details: Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society is a peer-reviewed scientific journal owned by NAMS and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW). The monthly menopause journal has become the world's most widely regarded forum for scholarly articles on …

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The 2020 genitourinary syndrome of menopause position

Details: for this problem.6 The reluctance of women as well as health-care providers to initiate discussion of genitourinary symp-toms and safety concerns about hormone therapies contribute to limited assessment and treatment of GSM.7,8 The genitourinary syndrome of menopause often has significant adverse effects on a woman’s sexual health

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Stress, Fatigue, Lack of Privacy, Sexual Side Effects of

Details: Increasing age-related health worries for oneself and one’s partner If sheer lack of time isn’t an obstacle to intimacy and sex, exhaustion from all of these competing demands can be. And even if exhaustion isn’t an issue, the psychological toll of stress can leave you too distracted and worried to think much about sex or to relax enough

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Acknowledgments, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause The

Details: Home > For Women > Sexual Health & Menopause Online > Acknowledgments > Home. Co-Editors. This online resource was developed under the guidance of the following two co-editors: Jan L. Shifren, MD, NCMP Director, Vincent Menopause Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

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The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of The North

Details: health and menopause to provide recommendations for this updated Position Statement. The term hormone therapy is used to encompass estrogen therapy (ET) and estrogen-progestogen therapy (EPT) when outcomes are not specific to one or the other treatment, …

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Hot Flashes Take Toll on Life, Health, and Work

Details: Hot Flashes Take Toll on Life, Health, and Work CLEVELAND, Ohio (February 21, 2013)—Hot flashes put a damper on women’s health and productivity at work and pump up the cost of health care. A study published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), has put some numbers on their impact.

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Pain in the Vulva or Pelvis, Sexual Side Effects of

Details: Home > For Women > Sexual Health & Menopause Online > Causes of Sexual Problems > Pain in the Vulva or Pelvis > Next. The vagina is not the only site of discomfort that can put a damper on sex. Pain in the vulva (the external part of the genitals, including the …

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Shingles & Menopause, Menopause Information & Articles

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Decreased Arousal, Sexual Side Effects of Menopause The

Details: In addition to being more likely in midlife women, bothersome arousal problems were more common among women who were married or living with their partner, women who had experienced surgical (rather than natural) menopause, and women who were in worse overall health.

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Menopause FAQs: Expert Answers to Frequently Asked

Details: This makes NAMS uniquely qualified to serve as the definitive resource for health professionals and the public for accurate, unbiased menopause information. Navigate through the different topics to find answers from the experts on frequently asked questions about menopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms, hot flashes, hormone therapy

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NCMP Credentials, Certified Menopause Practitioner

Details: A number of years ago, NAMS recognized a need to set essential standards for health providers, thereby assuring high-quality care for women at menopause and beyond. To meet this need, we developed a competency examination. All licensed healthcare providers are eligible to sit for this examination. Those who pass have demonstrated their

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Mindfulness & Menopause, Menopause Information & Articles

Details: Social support is key to health and can even help you live longer. It is one of the first pieces of advice women share. "At this stage, women need other women -- friends with a rich life experience and wisdom to share." "I measure my success in terms of the richness and …

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