Pavilion for Women's Menopause Blog

December 09, 2022

Menopause women

Not very long ago, menopause was an area of women’s health that was rarely discussed. Even as post-partum health gained more exposure in the early 2000s, menopause was left behind.

That’s why there is a need to provide education and information about menopause with just as much transparency as any other women’s health issue. Menopause is defined as the change in a woman’s body that typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, largely marking the end of menstruation.

December 22, 2015


In 1900, the life expectancy for women in the United States was 48 – which means most never made it to menopause.

Now, over 6,000 women in the U.S. reach menopause every day, according to ACOG, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. We’re not only getting there, thanks to a life expectancy of 81, many of us are now spending a third of our lives in the post-menopause stage.

December 15, 2015


Do you ever feel like your medications, whether prescription or over-the-counter, aren’t providing the same benefits they used to?

If you’re a woman facing menopause, estrogen may be to blame.

It’s not unusual for women in this phase of life to suddenly find a medication they have been taking for five, 10 or even 15 years no longer works as well as it used to. While research on the impact of menopause on medications is still limited, here is what we do know.

October 29, 2015

A beautiful mature woman standing outdoors against a facebrick wall

Today, even the slightest changes in our memory can spark fears of Alzheimer’s, especially for those who have lost a loved one to this devastating disease.  Some comforting news for women: It’s not at all uncommon to have memory issues as you age or for memory problems to become more noticeable as menopause approaches.

March 23, 2015


A new study out of Wake Forest School of Medicine found that hot flashes in menopausal women persist on average for nearly seven and a half years.