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Responding to frequently asked questions

The most common search terms used to reach information on the AMS website tend to coincide with the frequently asked questions shown on popular patient websites.

There are AMS Information Sheets that will assist you in providing an explanation to your patients.

Are there natural treatments for menopausal symptoms?

What alternative treatments are available for menopause symptoms?

Is HRT (hormone replacement therapy) safe?

How long does menopause last?

Does menopause cause weight gain?

Will HRT reduce night sweats and hot flushes?

What treatments are available for menopause?

When does menopause occur?

Does menopause affect every woman?

What are the signs and symptoms of menopause? 

What is menopause? 

Now that I've begun menopause, should I be concerned about birth control?

Besides hormone replacement therapy, how can I treat hot flushes?

Sex has become painful since menopause. What can I do?

Content updated May 2021