Discussion: Mayo experts help us remove the stigma and mystery of menopause
While the condition often is associated with hot flashes and mood swings, there's a lot more to menopause than meets the eye.
Menopause is a natural biological process that all women go through as they age, but it can be a difficult and uncomfortable transition.
And while it is often associated with hot flashes and mood swings, there's a lot more to menopause than meets the eye.
Did you know it can also increase a woman's risk for heart disease, osteoporosis and other health conditions.
There's so much ongoing research - and even treatment options. Yet, the condition is shrouded in mystery and stigma.
On this episode of What's Health Got to Do With It? we demystified menopause.
The panel features:
- Dr. Jewel Kling, professor of medicine and chair of the Division of Women's Health Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona; assistant director of the Women's Health Center and associate chair of equity, inclusion and diversity for the Department of Medicine.
- Dr. Denise M. Millstine, women's health and integrative medicine internist at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale; editor of the women’s health blog of Mayo Clinic Press and host of the Read, Talk, Grow podcast.
What's Health Got to Do with It? is a talk program from WJCT in Jacksonville that examines the intersection of health care and daily life.
The host is neurologist Dr. Joe Sirven.
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