Questions for the Doctor Questions for the Doctor

Menopause: Questions for the doctor

What do I ask the doctor?

Visiting the doctor can be stressful. It helps to have questions written down before your appointment. Print out this list of questions, and take it with you the next time you visit the doctor.

  • How do I know if I’m going through menopause?
  • How do I know if the changes in my bleeding are from menopause or a sign of a different problem?
  • What other changes will I go through?
  • Is hormone therapy a good idea for me?
  • Is there something I can do to control hot flashes?
  • Are there changes I can make to my diet and physical activity to stay healthy during menopause?
  • Are there alternative therapies, like herbal supplements, that might help with my symptoms?
  • What other steps can I take to be more comfortable?
  • When can I stop using birth control?
  • What can I do to help prevent osteoporosis?
  • How can I reduce my risk for heart disease?

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