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Treating Menopause in Andrews, TX

Most women begin to experience changes that signal the stage of life known as menopause some time in their mid- to late 40s and early 50s. In the United States, the average age is 51. Menopause, commonly referred to as “the change of life,” is that period when female menstrual cycles cease due to changing reproductive hormones and reduction of estrogen. We diagnose menopause after a woman has gone 12 consecutive months without having a menstrual period. The months leading up to menopause (called perimenopause), may bring a variety of symptoms, including:

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Hot flashes and chills
  • Night sweats
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain and slowed metabolism
  • Thinning hair and dry skin
  • Loss of breast fullness

Every woman’s menopause symptoms are different. You may have all, some or none of the above symptoms. You will likely experience irregularity in the timing or length of your periods before they end completely with menopause onset.

Discover compassionate menopause care close to home. Call 432-523-6624 for more information or use our convenient Request an Appointment form. Our menopause patients come to us from Hobbs, Lamesa, Midland, Odessa, Andrews and nearby communties.

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