Menopause brings with it many changes. While some are positive, others can be challenging for women to deal with. There are a number of steps women can take to ease their transition through menopause, says Maria Emerson, M.D., Director of OB-GYN at Montefiore Nyack Hospital.
What is Menopause?
Menopause means the absence of menstrual periods for an entire year. The ovaries stop working and estrogen decreases. Many menopause symptoms are associated with the decline in estrogen.