Menopause Treatments and Services
Menopause is a normal part of the aging process for women and occurs when hormone settle at lower levels. At Women’s Excellence, we offer highly specialized menopause treatment and services to help with the physical and emotional changes that a woman goes through during this time.
Through hormonal therapy, medical treatments, and lifestyle changes, our Team at Women’s Excellence will help you fully understand this life transition, manage your symptoms effectively, and help you maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.
What is menopause?
Menopause is a point in time 12 months after a woman’s last period. Menopause occurs when your ovaries eventually stop releasing eggs, meaning that you will no longer have periods or be able to get pregnant. During the transition into Menopause, called perimenopause, a woman experiences a variety of symptoms has her hormone levels are changing.
After Menopause, a woman enters the post-menopause phase. At this time, women are more vulnerable for Osteoporosis and heart disease, which is why it is very important to follow a healthy diet regimen and continue to monitor your bone health.
What are the symptoms of menopause?
During the transition into Menopause, a woman may experience:
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Mood changes
- Vaginal dryness (vaginal atrophy) / Pain during intercourse
- Skin dryness
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Reduced sex drive
What are menopause treatment options?
- Bioidentical hormone therapy
- Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation for vaginal dryness and painful intercourse
- Adrenal hormone supplementation
- Bone mineral density testing for Osteoporosis risk
- Weight management program
- Urinary incontinence treatments
- Comprehensive micronutrient testing
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have gynecologists who specialize in menopause?
Yes! We offer the majority of our Menopause services at our specialty Menopause office in Lake Orion. Additionally, all of our offices offer Menopause consultations.
What causes hot flashes?
Hot flashes are caused by changes in your reproductive hormone levels during perimenopause and fluctuations in your hypothalamus. Additionally, a sudden onset of a hot flash may occur due to hot weather, alcohol, spicy food, and caffeine.
When will menopause happen?
Most women typically notice irregularities in their menstrual cycle beginning in their 40s. The average age that most women have their last menstrual period is at the age of 52. Women can also experience menopause due to surgical procedures, like a hysterectomy.
The Women’s Excellence in Menopause office is conveniently located in the same plaza as the Women’s Excellence Lake Orion main office, off of M-24 near Bald Mountain Recreation Area. As with all Women’s Excellence locations in Birmingham, Clarkston, Rochester and West Bloomfield, scheduling is fast and easy, with options available through our live chat service at the bottom right of the screen from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
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With comprehensive menopause treatment options, our gynecologists who specialize in menopause are ready and willing to facilitate this transitory period in your life. Contact us today at 248-693-0543 or 248-257-4018 to learn more! For those located elsewhere in Michigan, we also offer women’s health resources at our Birmingham, Clarkston, Rochester and West Bloomfield clinics.