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ch 4 pt 5 fa08 - • Depression anxiety Hormone Therapy...

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Terms Related to Menopause Climacteric Physiological changes during transition period of fertility to infertility Peri-menopause Time before menopause Menopause Permanent cessation of menstruation
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Menopausal Symptoms Symptoms vary from mild to strong Amenorrhea, then menopause Hot flashes or warm spells Night sweats, interrupted sleep Headaches, poor concentration
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Unformatted text preview: • Depression, anxiety Hormone Therapy Gynecological Health Concerns • Urinary tract infections • Vaginal infections • Pap smear screens for cervical cancer • Hysterectomy or oophorectomy – Most frequently performed U.S. operation – More frequently performed on low income, less educated women – Non-surgical options...
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