SURE, THE TALK CAN BE AWKWARD
— BUT IT’S WORTH IT
The key is finding the right type of healthcare provider to speak with. Here are 3 tips for finding the right doctor:
Know what’s right for you.
Talking openly and honestly is what’s most important. Think about what or who will make you more comfortable.
Find a menopause specialist.
Check to see if nearby medical centers have menopause clinics.
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) provides a listing of doctors in your area who are menopause specialists. Click here to use the search tool.
Don’t limit yourself to physicians.
Many offices have nurse practitioners who focus on women’s health.
“ I never brought my sexual health up before, because I didn’t have problems. When I did bring it up, my doctor was great, but I don’t know if she would have brought it up to me if I hadn’t asked.”
Yvonne S. | Age 64 | Texas
Learn about an effective treatment option before you set up your appointment
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