Menopause is the moment when a woman has had no menstrual period for 12 consecutive months.
Every woman experiences menopause differently. Menopause can bring symptoms caused by fluctuating hormones, such as night sweats, hot flashes, fatigue, aches and pains, and change in sexual desire. Sometimes these symptoms are hardly noticeable. Sometimes they get in the way of normal day-to-day life.
The best way to manage your menopause experience is to learn the facts, including the benefits and risks of available therapies, as well as important health concerns to consider during this transition period.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) has gathered the most trustworthy, up-to-date, and evidence-based information about menopause, here, together on one site.
World Menopause Day: Educating women, families, doctors, media on menopause and osteoporosis
October 18th is World Menopause Day and October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day, a perfect time to highlight this important transition in a woman’s life, and an opportunity to educate women, their families, as well as health care providers on the health concerns that accompany this change.
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