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What is menopause?

Menopause is a normal life-stage that the field of medicine defines as missing a period for 12 consecutive months. Menopause is a time of transition that not only marks the conclusion of your childbearing years but also creates significant changes in your body.
Your ovaries make less and less estrogen, and the level of other hormones in your body also wanes. Because these changes can be significant, this is an ideal time to consult with a practitioner at Artemis Menstrual Health and Gynecology.

The team assesses whether you’re in perimenopause, the stage before menopause, or menopause itself. They also offer lifestyle counseling and hormone therapy to help relieve menopausal symptoms that interfere with your quality of life.

What is menopausal hormonal therapy?

Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is the replacement of the sex hormones that are no longer produced by the ovaries after menopause.  The therapy not only addresses menopausal symptoms, but also protects you against bone loss, and lessens your risk of colon cancer.  There are several options including local and systemic therapy, depending on the symptoms. 

As with any treatment, menopausal hormone replacement carries some potential risks. Your practitioner can discuss the risks and benefits when you visit Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders & Gynecology Services for a consultation.

What are the signs of menopause?

Some women feel just a few moderate menopausal symptoms, while others suffer from more troublesome symptoms. Menopausal symptoms may include:

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Hot flashes

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Sexual Dysfunction

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Night sweats

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Sleep problems

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Vaginal dryness

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More frequent urination

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More urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Menopause also causes changes to your bones. The decline in estrogen leads to rapid bone loss in the initial 4-8 years after menopause. Too much bone loss, in turn, increases the risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. 

Hormonal therapy, however, can rebalance your hormone levels by substituting the hormones your body no longer makes with plant-based ones.

Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders & Gynecology Services in Lockport NY

Our Primary Services:

Our mission at Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders is to provide safe, effective, efficient, and pain-free solutions to menstrual disorders. We value a friendly, ethical, compassionate, inclusive work environment that respects all individuals. We are an accredited office-based surgery practice committed to excellence and continued quality improvement.

We're WNY's only GYN practice specializing in Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is:

  • heavy bleeding that affects your quality of life
  • unpredictable bleeding
  • a cycle shorter than 24 days or longer than 38 days
  • bleeding more than 8 days
  • skipping menstrual periods for months at a time
  • severe pain with menstruation
  • having 10 or more days of variation in cycle length
  • bleeding between menstrual periods
  • bleeding after sex
  • bleeding after menopause

Other symptoms of a Menstrual Disorder include:

  • Pressure on bowels and bladder
  • Infertility
  • Bloating, fatigue, mood changes
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pain with sex
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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Specialist

When heavy periods interfere with your quality of life, it’s time to consider ways to manage or minimize the bleeding.

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Birth Control

Today, you have many choices in your preferred birth control methods, ranging from daily pills to long-lasting intrauterine devices (IUD) and the Nexplanon® implant.

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Gynecology Services

Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders in Lockport, New York, specializes in gynecology and lifestyle medicine. Visit our all inclusive office today. We welcome LGBTQ individuals.

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Menopause Specialist

Menopause is a normal life stage that can produce a host of uncomfortable symptoms when your hormones are out of balance. Get the help you need at Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders.

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Fibroids Specialist

Uterine fibroids are very common growths occurring in about one-quarter of women in their reproductive years. Schedule your consultation or request one online today.

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Well Woman Exams

Preventive care is the foundation of good health. If it’s time for your annual well-woman exam, trust the team at Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders.

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Painful Intercourse

If painful intercourse is taking a toll on your emotional and physical well-being, Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders in Lockport, New York, is here to help. 

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Endometrial Ablation Specialist

If heavy menstrual bleeding is interfering with your quality of life, an endometrial ablation procedure may be the solution.

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Here at Artemis Center for Menstrual Disorders in Lockport, New York, we aim to provide the best experience possible when it comes to women's health. Learn more about what we do.