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The transition to
postmenopause is a normal part of the aging process.
It is also a time of physical changes. You can expect some emotional responses
to these changes, both positive and negative.
Menopause does not create serious emotional issues for most women.
Many women celebrate a sense of freedom from birth control concerns and
menstrual bleeding. Often women find this time of life highly productive in
their work and personal lives. But it is also common to feel unsettled
about body changes that seem beyond your control, including:
You can take care of yourself in the following ways:
April 26, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
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