Preparing for Menopause
February 3, 2016•9 min
How can you prepare for menopause?Menopause is a natural part of every woman's life. The symptoms associated with menopause cause some women to dread its onset.Menopause occurs when menstruation has ceased for 12 consecutive months. Your ovaries significantly decrease estrogen production, the hormone that controls the reproductive cycle. This typically occurs between ages 45 and 50.Knowing what to expect can make menopause seem less dreadful.Listen in as Diana Bitner, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss what to expect and how to prepare for menopause.