Ask Sofia: What Can I Expect as I Enter Menopause?
Menopause, the end of menstruation for women, affects every woman at some point – it can start as early as age 40, although the average age of menopause for women in the United States is 51. Menopause comes with a variety of physical and emotional symptoms and issues.
Is HRT Right for You?
Used to treat menopause for many years, hormone replacement therapy or HRT involves medications that contain female hormones designed to replace those that the ovaries stop producing. Helping to reduce the signature sign of menopause, hot flashes, HRT was once thought to provide a variety of benefits, including prevention of both heart disease and dementia, […]
Common Concerns for Women Post-Menopause
While the hot flashes may have tapered off, women may have a new set of concerns, changes and challenges post-menopause. Following are some of the questions we hear at Clinic Sofia; please contact us if you have further questions or concerns. How will I know when I’m post-menopausal? Generally, when you have not had a […]
Incontinence is Not a Normal Part of Aging
Incontinence is not a normal part of aging, and you do not have to live with incontinence.