Ask-the-Expert Conferences: Managing Menopausal Symptoms

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Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, loss of libido: these are some of the symptoms of menopause you might be experiencing if chemotherapy has thrown you into early menopause, if tamoxifen is causing menopausal symptoms, or if you're already post-menopausal and you've had to give up hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

In these online conferences, our experts answer questions about menopause, the menopausal effects of breast cancer treatment, and how to deal with them. Some of the questions include:

  • At what age does a woman usually start losing bone, and does it ever return, say with the help of Evista? Answer.
  • Can chemotherapy itself cause bone loss? Answer.
  • Effexor may help some women with hot flashes, but doesn't it make sexual response more difficult? Answer.
  • Would taking progesterone work for hot flashes? Answer.
  • Is it ever safe for survivors to take HRT? Answer.

The conference transcripts in this section are part of the Ask-the-Expert Online Conference program.

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