Mature Womens Health 2 of 2

Menopause is a natural transition in a woman's life, but it's a time that often brings many questions. In this interview, Ellen Beth Levitt talks with a gynecologist who specializes in caring for women in middle age and older. They discuss menopause, including hormone therapy and the debate over bio-identical hormones. The program also covers sexuality and other topics that concern women as they age.

Part two of this two-part interview addresses the following topics:

  • Complementary therapies for menopause
  • Estrogen skin patches, rings and gels
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Sex drive after menopause
  • Exercise for menopause
  • Weight gain in middle age
  • Weight bearing exercise
  • Bone density
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vitamin D

Dr. Valerie Omicioli, a gynecologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Omicioli is also an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: November 27, 2013

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