Menopause

Topical interventions on the vaginal microbiota in postmenopausal women

April 28, 2022

Vaginal estradiol tablets produced significant changes in vaginal microbiota and metabolome with a lowering pH, especially in women with highly divers bacterial communities at baseline, according to a secondary analysis in JAMA Network Open.

Endometriosis and early natural menopause

April 13, 2022

Women with laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis are at significantly higher risk for early natural menopause (ENM), and this risk was greater for nulliparous women and women who never reported using oral contraceptives, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.

Sleep apnea may worsen joint pain, fatigue in postmenopausal women

March 25, 2022

A study published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), investigated the association between sleep apnea and the various physical and psychological symptoms that occur during menopause.