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Changes You Didn’t Expect From Menopause

Published January 28, 2016

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Menopause catches many women unaware of changes it brings to their bodies. Menopause marks the end of fertility, and generally leaves hot flashes in its wake—but those changes are expected. What many women may not realize is that their bodies may undergo significant physical changes that can alter their appearance, increase risk of disease, and even alter sexual health. Recently published results from Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation takes an in-depth look at how women’s bodies change in midlife and how that change impacts sexual functioning. Most women gain abdominal weight, but some of the appearance of added weight comes from fat that shifts from the hips, thighs, and breasts to the abdomen. This alteration can result in lowered self-esteem, depression and self-consciousness that impairs sexual functioning. Learn how a comprehensive, customized plan including bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and weight management can help bring hormones back into balance, address sexual dysfunction concerns and help you achieve a healthy weight. ….Read More

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