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Ivonne’s story: Life doesn’t end with menopause

Lots of things happen to women and sometimes we don’t even know why. I’m a nurse, which has helped a little. That’s how I knew it was menopause when I was 50. It began with irregular periods: two months on, one off. Then came hot flashes. I felt like I was burning, drenched in sweat!…

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Diana’s story: Marriage, menopause, and a new outlook on life

At the peak of my menopause, the sweats became so bad that I had to change my clothes immediately, even in the middle of the night. My libido was also non-existent. This definitely affected my relationship, but, to be honest, things were already emotionally frayed, which didn’t help my sex drive. Our marriage eventually ended,…