Menopause is a perfectly natural process, but its symptoms vary greatly from woman to woman. Your grandmother may have suffered in silence, not wanting to trouble you with her distressing symptoms, or maybe her symptoms weren’t that bad. Data from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation reveal that prolonged and severe menopause symptoms correlate with race. In this eye-opening article on endocrineweb.com, Adriana Velez, health writer and menopause educator, explores the possible reasons behind this correlation.
About the Author
Adriana Velez is a certified health coach, menopause educator and writer covering food and health. Her writing has appeared in Elemental, Gen, Lifehacker and Prevention.