Do you ever wonder?

Menopause Transition Changes and Symptoms

There are literally dozens of symptoms associated with menopause, ranging from hot flashes and night sweats to anxiety and mood swings. Research indicates that women can be grouped by their major symptoms and clinicians can pair this information with the date of the last menstrual period to determine whether a woman is likely to be in perimenopause. Here you can learn more about these symptoms, dig into the details of why they occur. Herstasis™ is proud to be the most credible, accurate and scientifically based source for up-to-date information on menopausal transition changes and symptoms. Learn more about these changes and symptoms, and the science behind why they occur.

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If you’re not even looking at the 55-year-old woman in front of you as being menopausal, then you’re missing a whole part of who she is,” Dr. Faubion said. “It’s not a disease; it’s a natural process, but we need to make sure that women aren’t incapacitated by the symptoms.

Stephanie S. Faubion

Less than 20% of the published research at the intersection of chronobiology focuses on females and/or ovarian signaling.


The training of menopausal health for spouses improves the quality of life in women during menopausal transition.

Difficulty sleeping (insomnia) is one of the most common complaints of women during the menopause transition. Stress and insomnia are closely linked.

Menopausal Transition Therapies

There is no “cure” for menopause, but there are a number of therapies ranging from simple movement to prescribed hormones that can significantly improve a woman’s quality of life throughout her lengthy menopause transition.  At Herstasis we want to help women understand how these therapies work on the female mind and body from a science  perspective, and how they might apply to each woman’s specific set of symptoms.

Learn More About the Menopausal Transition

Calling all women! There is information and support to help you go through the menopausal transition with a great quality of life. Learn more by visiting our FAQs and Resource Library.



Are you wondering about HRT? Hot Flashes? How to make sense of your body? Learn about the most common questions here.

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Resource Library

Wanting to understand the latest research on the menopause transition? Browse this curated library of scientific papers.

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Looking for stories of other women walking this path? Check out the latest blog posts from a variety of authors.

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