Category Archives: Menopause

Unexpected signs of Menopause

Most women know that night sweats and hot flashes are sure signs they are in either perimenopause or menopause but do you know the UNEXPECTED signs of menopause?  The Five Unexpected Signs You Might Be in Menopause 1)     You need a close clean shave…on your face!   The story of unwanted facial hair is often all […]

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Are you REALLY Depressed or…is it your hormones?

Many patients that are currently being treated with anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medications are finding they are not experiencing the relief they had hoped for. Hormone imbalances associated with perimenopause and menopause, inhibit the body from managing stress and experiencing positive moods.  Depression affects nearly 18 million American adults. Some of the signs include loss of […]

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Menopause Awareness Month – Questions to ask your healthcare provider

September is Menopause Awareness Month. The third part of our three-part series continues with questions for your health care provider. At DeRosa Medical, we know that you have a choice in a selecting a healthcare provider and sincerely hope we get to be that choice for you. But, if we are not, and culminating our three-part series […]

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Menopause Awareness Month – What is Menopause?

September is Menopause Awareness Month. Our second part of our three-part series continues with frequently asked questions, beginning with “What is Menopause?” The word menopause literally means the “end of monthly cycles.” Menopause is marked by the permanent cessation of ovarian function. When does Menopause begin? Menopause usually begins around the ages of 51-52. Typically, […]

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Menopause Awareness Month – What is Permienopause?

Did you know? September is National Menopause Awareness Month! We begin a three-part series answering frequently asked questions, beginning with, “What is Perimenopause”? Perimenopause is the transition from fully functioning, on-all-four cylinders ovaries to “retired” ones. Ovaries gradually produce less estrogen and start acting erratically. In the last 1-2 years of perimenopause, the drop in […]

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