5 Myths About Menopause

Myth: Menopause begins at age 50.

Fact: Women start having a decline in hormones as early as their late 30s and 40s. This is called peri-menopause.

Myth: The Drop in Testosterone is why women loss interest in sex.

Fact: Most often the drop in libido can be linked to a decrease in estrogen making sex more uncomfortable and thus decreasing sexual desire.

Myth: Menopause only lasts a few years.

Fact: According to our definition of menopause, it is a stop in menstrual cycles occurring around the age of fifty and will lasting the rest of a woman’s life.

Myth: Hormones are dangerous and should be avoided.

Fact: HRT can have dangerous side effects if left alone and not supplemented properly. However, most bio-identical hormones are quiet safe and with proper balancing can improve health very effectively.

Myth: If you haven’t had a period in 6 months and are very close to menopause you don’t need to worry about getting pregnant.

Fact: If you haven’t gone a year without a period, you may still be able to get pregnant so you will still want to be careful at this period in time

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