Treatment for Menopause
Menopause occurs when a woman's hormone production drops below the level required for menstruation. In most cases, menopause is a normal part of aging. In some cases, it can come early because of other causes such as the following:
- Medication, such as chemotherapy.
- Radiation therapy.
- Surgery, such as a hysterectomy.
Menopause, especially when it comes early, can bring increased risk of osteoporosis or thinning of the bones.
Physicians affiliated with New York Methodist suggest a variety of ways for patients to manage symptoms and live more comfortably with menopause. We stive to find the right balance of lifestyle changes and medications to help each patient more healthy and comfortably.
For more information, please call 718.246.8600.