Fast Five Quiz: Menopause

Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG

Disclosures

June 24, 2022

The transition to menopause is associated with various symptoms that may affect the quality of life. Vasomotor symptoms, or hot flashes and night sweats, occur in up to 80% of women and are the most common menopause-related complaints for which women seek medical treatment, according to Lugo and colleagues. Hot flashes are often associated with sweating, chills, headaches, fatigues, faintness, and anxiety, which can be triggered by warm environments or emotional stress.

Other symptoms of menopause include:

  • Poor sleep quality

  • Weight gain

  • Changes in mood

  • Irregular menses

  • Breast pain

  • Depression

  • Headaches

Learn more about menopause.

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE
Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.

processing....