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Menopause - Conclusion

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Menopause has historically been a time when women were considered to be in the twilight of their lives, and when they were often disregarded in society. Today, however, women are entering menopause healthier and more active than ever before. Recognition that they have many roles to play allows them to have productive lives longer than their mothers and grandmothers. Much of this is due to social change and new perceptions of aging women, especially with respect to how menopausal women look at their sexuality. Medical treatments have been expanding to help reduce the effects of changes in hormonal status, helping maintain energy, well-being and sexual function.

STEPHEN HOLZAPFEL

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