What doctors recommend to treat symptoms of menopause transition – CBC

Those experiencing symptoms should talk to their health-care provider

Feb 04, 2023

The menopause transition is a natural part of a woman’s life, yet many say they don’t get the help or advice needed to navigate this change.

It’s a subject that is still considered taboo, “overwhelmingly viewed as negative and remains shrouded in secrecy,” according to the non-profit Menopause Foundation of Canada.

As a result, some doctors say many don’t know where to start when it comes to getting help during this time of their life.

“The number one question that women ask when it comes to perimenopause and/or menopause is whether or not their symptoms are actually related to this transition in life, or is this a symptom that might be more concerning for maybe another chronic medical condition,” Dr. Shafeena Premji, a family doctor and medical director of Mahogany Medical Clinic in Calgary, told CBC’s The Dose host Dr. Brian Goldman.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/whitecoat/menopause-transition-symptoms-treatment-1.6733319

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