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3 Most common menopause symptoms discussed by menopause-treated patients

It’s no surprise: With menopause, women experience various symptoms and conditions. But with a focus on iconic symptoms like hot flashes, chills, night sweats, and mood swings, some of the not-so-iconic but equally common symptoms don’t always get discussed. The Women’s Health by Dr. Heather Hirsch podcast with Dr. Becky Lynn, reveals the three most common symptoms Dr. Becky’s menopause …

Why does sex hurt so much?

If you experience penetration difficulties that hurt or cause discomfort, please know you’re not alone. Estimates vary, but studies say that as many as 20 percent of women have pain during vaginal penetration. That’s 20 percent too high. “Dyspareunia” is the medical, catch-all term for conditions that cause pain during intercourse, but that word seems too clinical in light of …