The ‘Am I In Menopause?’ PROJECT

Catch up with our ongoing video project, featuring diverse stories about life during and after menopause.

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Connect with the stories of our staff and clients here.

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Library of Scientific Papers

Browse through summaries of the research on the menopausal transition.

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Menopause Diagnostic Tools

Quality of Life surveys used by healthcare practitioners

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Menopause Transition Survey

We have put together a general inquiry survey to try to understand our audience without gathering any personal identifying information. Thanks for your feedback!

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Charts & Graphs

We have put together all our charts and graphs resources in one location for your convenience.

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There are multiple therapies to alleviate the changes and symptoms related to the menopausal transition, ranging from increasing your activity levels to medications requiring prescriptions. At Herstasis™ we want to help you understand these therapies from a science-based perspective, giving you the tools to feel more in control of your individual menopausal transition experience.

A diverse group of Asian women (Malay and Chinese) goof around with one another against a white wall. They are leaning on one another in a row and are smiling and laughing at one another.

Listen, the best advice on aging is this: What’s the alternative? The alternative of course is death. And that’s a lot of shit to deal with. So I’m happy to deal with menopause. I’ll take it.

Whoopi Goldberg

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

Bahri, et al. (2016) Menopause. 23(2): 183-188.

74% Perimenopausal women affected by hot flashes

Hormonal therapy is the most effective intervention for symptomatic relief… with major rethinking on the topic over the past 2 years.

Minkin. (2019) Obstet Gynecol Clin N Am. 46(3): 501–514. PMID: 31378291.


There are dozens of changes and symptoms associated with menopause found in five major categories: Vasomotor, Urogenital, Somatic, Psychological, and Sexual. Some of these are temporary whereas others can be permanent. Individual women often experience a range of symptoms from each category, varying from hot flashes and night sweats to anxiety and mood swings. Clinicians pair information about a woman’s symptoms with the date of the last menstrual period to determine whether a woman is likely to be in perimenopause, also known as the menopause transition.  Explore below or use the top menu ‘Changes and Symptoms’ to learn more and dig into the details of why they occur and what you can do about them.

Woman suffers from heat while working in the office and tries to cool off by the fan