Menopause Q & A with Dr. John Wooley

Menopause Q & A session with Dr. John Wooley

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Early Menopause Symptoms

Early menopause symptoms and what to look for before making an appointment in Jackson or Madison Mississiippi at the Woman's Clinic

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Perimenopause: What You Should Expect

What is Perimenopause and What Should I Expect? When we were young, many of us found that our elders did their best to prepare us for puberty. They talked to us about our changing bodies and what we could expect to happen within the next few years. We were nervous and excited as we anticipated […]

Menopause – Symptoms and Types of Menopause

Most female patients are familiar with the term menopause. The name is almost self-explanator-its textbook definition simply means the stop, or pause, of menstruation, as the name would suggest. Menopause occurs at different times for different patients but typically occurs during the late 40s to early 50s. However, there is a little more to menopause […]

How Do I Know If I’m Going Through Menopause?

There comes a time in all women’s lives when a hormonal switch occurs in the body, causing you to stop menstruating. The transition is a slow one, with the process taking between 1 and 10 years, typically occurring between the ages of 45 and 55, and is a unique aspect of women’s health. The final phase […]

The Heart of “The Change”

Just like a menstrual cycle, menopause is associated with several annoying symptoms like hot flashes, irritability, and mood shifts. However, menopause carries more significant risks, specifically related to your heart. Learn how menopause affects the heart and vice versa. Menopause Menopause is characterized by several changes, hence the idiom “the change.” It is important to […]

Exercise Helps Prevent Osteoporosis

Do you remember the milk commercials with the slogan, “calcium helps prevent osteoporosis”? It’s true, calcium and vitamin D are known to help develop strong bones. But simply drinking milk every day is not enough to protect you from osteoporosis. Another key ingredient to strong, healthy bones is exercise. A new study reveals why exercise […]

What Should Come With Menopause And What Might Be Concerning

Most women know that there’s a time in their life when they’ll go through a hormonal shift, resulting in huge changes to their bodies. This change typically occurs in women in their early 50s, although it can sometimes occur earlier or even throughout your late 50s. The change we’re talking about? Menopause. While there are […]

Bladder Leaks Are Not A “Normal” Part Of Menopause

Millions of women experience urinary incontinence (UI) which occurs when the pelvic muscles weaken resulting in unintentional bladder “leaks” or an inability to control the bladder. However, urinary incontinence is treatable and avoidable if you’re willing to talk about what’s going on with your doctor. You’re not the only one suffering from these embarrassing “leaks” […]

Menopause Is A Changing Point In Your Everyday Life And Heart Health

It can be a little frustrating to learn that certain health risks are out of your control, but a new study released by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has indicated that the onset of menopause can raise a woman’s risk for heart disease. In addition, the study also showed that a shorter […]

Get Up Off The Couch

If there was any doubt about why you should be adding exercise to your regular routine, a new study will eliminate all doubt. The study, published in The Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, followed 70,000 postmenopausal women and showed a reduction in the risk of breast cancer from walking 7 hours per week; […]