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Understanding Menopause

Menopause is a transitional period in women’s reproductive health. This phase officially begins 12 months after your final menstrual cycle. However, during menopausal transition, or perimenopause, you may begin to experience some menopausal symptoms.


During menopause, you may experience a number of symptoms as your body navigates this change. The symptoms of menopause can be frustrating to deal with, although they are completely normal.

Here are some of the symptoms you may experience during menopause:

What Symptoms of Menopause Can I Experience?

  • Hot Flashes
  • Night Sweats
  • Mood Swings
  • Irregular Menstrual Cycle
  • Breast Soreness
  • Decreased Libido
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Headaches
  • Bloating
  • Joint Pain
  • Weight Gain
  • Memory Issues
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Irritability
  • Dizzy Spells
  • Increased Body Odor

How Can Genesis OBGYN Help Me Manage My Symptoms?

For some women, menopausal symptoms can be frustrating to handle and feel disruptive to daily life. If you are seeking assistance to help manage these symptoms, the women’s healthcare providers at Genesis OBGYN can help.

While some of the menopausal symptoms are commonly experienced by many women, such as hot flashes and night sweats, there are a few you’ll want to keep an eye on. If, for example, you are experiencing an irregular heartbeat or prolonged anxiety and depression, you should talk to your provider.

Our healthcare providers are here to guide you through this phase of your life and answer any questions you have about the symptoms you are experiencing. When you schedule an appointment at one of our many locations, your healthcare professional can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to help you better manage the symptoms.

Contact Genesis OBGYN

The providers at Genesis OBGYN are proud to support women throughout Arizona as they navigate the changes of menopause. If you have questions or concerns about menopause, contact us to make an appointment.