Menopause

Menopause

One of the phases in your life as a woman will be menopause, a transition you will probably experience in your late-40s to mid-50s. Your Lifeline Medical Associates gynecologist will help you manage the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause and will help you understand the changes your body will go through during this time.

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Menopause Phases

Menopause occurs naturally during a woman’s life. It can also be brought on if you’ve had a total hysterectomy. There are three phases of the menopause process.

The perimenopause phase may begin several years before your period ends completely. During perimenopause:

  • You may have spotty menstrual cycles.
  • You may experience hot flashes.
  • Your body will be changing as it prepares for menopause.

Menopause is the time when your ovaries stop releasing eggs and stop producing most of their estrogen. During this time, your body will undergo a number of changes that a woman’s healthcare provider can help you manage. You will probably experience one or more of the following during menopause:

  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Night sweats
  • An urgent need to urinate more frequently
  • Dry skin
  • Changes in your emotions, including mood swings and mild depression.
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Post-menopause is basically the rest of your life after you have not had a period for 12 months. Your hot flashes and other symptoms may ease during this time, although some women experience these symptoms for many years.

Your Lifeline Medical Associates gynecologist may recommend treatment and can help you learn effective strategies for managing your symptoms, depending on your situation and medical history.

Contact the nearest Lifeline Medical Associates women’s healthcare specialist today to learn more.

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Felt very comfortable with my physician during my appointment and trust her direction of care and all recommendations related to my health!

Perimenopause Treatment for Women

Tamara listened and took her time with me

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Alana is a great listener, very knowledgeable, helpful and fun to talk to.

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Dina was very informative and patient during the exam.

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I was called back to the exam room in a reasonable amount of time. Ms. Eaton took her time and answered all of my questions.

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I love having an appointment with Dr. Bowers. She is so kind and thoughtful and answers all of my questions.

Menopause Management / Education

Dr. Bonvincino was thorough and patient as she listened to my concerns and helped me to choose the best course of action for my symptoms.

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Dr Russo takes time to listen and genuinely cares about your well being .

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Never felt rushed and Dr Bissinger answered all my questions and addressed my concerns

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the patience and understanding given when my newborn was crying and hungry was super generous! the staff made me feel at ease and even gave me a room to nurse the baby in after my appointment was already over.

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Sweetheart, answered any questions I had

Pelvic Pain

Kelsey was extremely kind and caring as well as gentle during my exam. Answered any questions that I had.

Oral Contraceptives

Took care of my needs

Gynecological Exams

Everyone was Extremely courteous .

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Sarah Eaton was wonderful, she answered all my questions and was very thorough

Gynecological Problem Visit

Environment, tact and patient teaching.

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She is knowledgeable and patient.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The provider asked me what was going on and how they could help.I felt like I was heard and had a welcoming environment to express myself.