What is postmenopause?

Postmenopause refers to the time after a woman's final menstrual period. It marks the end of a woman's reproductive years and is diagnosed after 12 consecutive months without a period.

The transition into postmenopause is known as perimenopause and can last for several years as the ovaries gradually produce less estrogen and progesterone. This transition brings changes like hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and irregular periods before they ultimately stop.

Once in postmenopause, estrogen levels are very low. This leads to physiological changes like:

The experts at Vitality Wellness Clinic specialize in navigating women through perimenopause and postmenopause transitions via individualized care including:

Going through menopause brings great change for women in the next stage of life. Working closely with your doctor for preventative care and symptom management allows you to take charge of your health during the postmenopausal period. Reach out today to learn more about individualized treatment plans at Vitality Wellness Clinic!

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