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Managing Menopause

Menopause brings many physical changes. This usually happens in your late 40s or early 50s, but can happen earlier.  

Our expert health care professionals can help alleviate your symptoms of menopause, and keep you healthy for years to come.

What is menopause?

Menopause begins when your ovaries stop making estrogen and slow down making other reproductive hormones, such as progesterone. Without these hormones, you stop getting your period and are unable to get pregnant.

Symptoms can include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Insomnia
  • Mood changes

We can help.

Every person experiences menopause in different ways. At Planned Parenthood, we understand that although menopause is a normal, natural health process, its symptoms can be confusing and disruptive.

If you’re between 45 and 55, you haven’t had your period in a year, you aren’t pregnant, and you don’t have a serious illness, you may be going through menopause.


Visit the experts — with or without insurance.  

Our health centers in San Antonio, Harlingen and Brownsville offer a variety of services to help alleviate the menopausal symptoms you’re experiencing.

Planned Parenthood accepts most major insurance plans, including Medicaid. We have many payment options available for patients to receive high quality services regardless of income level.

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We are the number one resource for honest, straightforward information about your reproductive health. Then and now. 

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