U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Menopause: Questions for the Doctor

These questions can help you start a conversation with your doctor about ways to stay healthy during menopause.

Review Date: April 18, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Early Menopause Guidebook: Consumer Information

Find information on early menopause that occurs to women naturally or through medical means. Learn about symptoms, impact on body and health, hormone therapy, and lifestyle changes to achieve optimal health.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

North American Menopause Society

Estrogen and Progestin Dilemma: New Advice, Labeling Guidelines

The Food and Drug Administration is giving important new safety advice to postmenopausal women and their health-care providers concerning drug products that contain estrogen.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Find an Endocrinologist

Find an AACE member endocrinologist in your area who treats diseases relating to the endocrine system, such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, obesity, and conditions related to the reproductive system.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Frequently Asked Questions About Hormone Therapy

Learn about the risks of hormone therapy and other alternatives available to treat menopause symptoms.

Review Date: April 03, 2014

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Hormones and Menopause

Learn the benefits and risks of menopausal hormone therapy and the importance of discussing your medical history and questions about hormone replacement therapy with your doctor.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

Hot Flashes

This fact sheet discusses hormone therapy to treat hot flashes and alternative treatments to hormones.

Review Date: February 19, 2013

National Women's Health Network

Menopausal Hormone Use and Cancer: Questions and Answers

This document discusses the benefits and risks of taking menopausal hormones.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

NIH National Cancer Institute

Menopausal Symptoms and CAM: What the Science Says

Find research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies used to treat menopausal symptoms. Black cohosh, dong quai root, ginseng, kava, red clover, soy, and DHEA therapies are reviewed.

Review Date: May 22, 2014

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - NCCAM

Menopause and Hormones

The FDA offers answers to common questions about menopause and the use of hormones to treat symptoms of menopause.

Review Date: March 17, 2011

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Menopause Basics

Find information on menopause and mental health, sexuality, and relief and treatment of menopausal symptoms.

Review Date: February 24, 2012

Office on Women's Health

Menopause Flashes® E-Newsletter

This free monthly newsletter for consumers offers information about menopause, perimenopause, early menopause, and the many therapies available to ease symptoms and reduce risk of disease later in life.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

North American Menopause Society

Menopause: Time for a Change

Menopause, or the “change of life,” is different for each woman. Learn how you can stay healthy after menopause by making some changes in the way you live.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

Questions and Answers About Black Cohosh and the Symptoms of Menopause

This fact sheet provides an overview of the use of black cohosh for menopausal symptoms.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS

Sexual Health & Menopause

This resource is designed to help women and their partners understand how menopause and aging affect sexual health. Learn about therapies and treatments available to support midlife changes and effects on sexuality.

Review Date: May 25, 2011

North American Menopause Society