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Menopause News Flash: research, news and information
15 Top Medical Organizations Agree on Hormone Therapy Use.
Did you know that, “50 to 75 percent of menopausal women undergo distress from vaginal changes,” yet half of that group revealed that they “learned to live with it.” Only 10 to 20 percent reported “their physicians ever asked them about the problem.” Read more about new and revisited menopause research, vaginal atrophy and self-advocacy.
Thank you Tara Parker-Pope for bringing some clarity to the HRT discussion.
Losing weight might reduce the symptoms of menopause - A study by Kaiser Permanente.
US study suggests that physical function becomes poorer after menopause.
A good diet eases the menopause symptoms, study suggests.
If you are interested in enrolling in a menopause study, helping menopause research and women all over the world, please review this page and contact the Penn Center.
The Lighter Side:
menopause in the media
Some of world’s favorite screen characters going through the change.
Absolutely Fabulous – British series featuring two menopausal women and their hilarious life struggles.
menopause on stage
Don’t miss Menopause the Musical – a show celebrating menopause and women. Save $5 on tickets for the for the fall shows by using the promo code REDHOT! There is a limit of four tickets per person. This offer is not valid on previous purchases or premium seats, and cannot be combined with any other offer. Click here for a list of dates and purchase options.