Learn more about menopause

what is perimenopause

What are the differences between perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause? What do we need to be thinking about and doing in each stage to protect our health and quality of life? Find out.

menopause age

At what age does menopause start? It's such a useful and reasonable question that is unreasonably hard to answer. Find out what impacts the age a woman begins her menopause transition and how you can understand your body better.

testing hormone levels menopause perimenopause

Is it worthwhile to get your hormone levels tested to help understand where you are in the perimenopause-to-menopause transition? Your cycles are a better indicator, says our ob/gyn Director of Health. Find out why.

menopause hormones hunger appetite

If you suddenly have an appetite like your teen-aged kids, it could be your hormones. In menopause, hormone fluctuations can affect appetite, ramping up hunger signals. What to do (if anything)?

mirena heavy bleeding menopause

If you're looking for ways to prevent pregnancy or control heavy perimenopause bleeding, the Mirena IUD is an option to consider. Dr. Rebecca fills us in on why it's a popular choice among ob/gyns.

dark spots face skin melasma

Dark spots or patches on the face (melasma) occur most often in women and during times of hormone fluctuation. Here's how to manage them or help prevent them from recurring.