Health Topics

“…about 90% of women experience 4 to 8 years of menstrual-cycle changes before their periods finally stop at menopause. Most women report irregular periods”. Read more

“Having a hysterectomy is major surgery. The decision to have a hysterectomy should only be made after you have been given adequate information about why you…”. Read more

“Heavy menstrual bleeding affects about one in five women and is a common problem in the 30-50-year-old age group”. Read more

“‘Early menopause’ is when the final menstrual period occurs between 40 and 45 years. Up to 8% of women have had their final period by the time they are 45”. Read more

“The five types of gynecologic cancers are
ovarian, endometrial/uterine, cervical,
vulvar and vaginal cancer”. Read more

“A surgical menopause can be a difficult time for many women. Menopausal symptoms are often severe, and depression and anxiety are more likely”. Read more

“Endometriosis affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years (ie. usually between the ages of 15 to 49), which is approximately 176 million women…”. Read more

“Induced menopause refers to menstrual periods that stop after surgical removal of the ovaries, chemotherapy or radiation damage to the ovaries, or from…”. Read more

“If you do not have a uterus, you can take estrogen alone, without a progestogen”. Read more