Conditions We Treat

The Menopause Center at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women specializes in treating menopause symptoms, conditions and related health issues such as:

  • Irregular periods or changes in flow
  • Hot flashes
  • Sleeplessness
  • Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse
  • Night sweats
  • Vaginal infections
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction/low libido
  • Bladder irritability
  • Incontinence (loss of bladder or bowel control)
  • Overactive bladder
  • Bone loss (osteoporosis and osteopenia)
  • Cardiovascular changes
  • Weight gain

Prevention: Improving your quality of life

We help patients stay on top of the screenings, immunizations and checkups needed to prevent disease, catch conditions early when they are most treatable, and help women feel their best for years to come. Recommended screenings include:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cancer (breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and cervical cancer)
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Healthy aging through healthy habits

We educate women on lifestyle habits necessary for healthy aging during the menopause years, providing the latest information and guidance on:

  • Nutritional needs and supplements
  • Exercise recommendations
  • Sleep recommendations
  • Pelvic floor strengthening
  • Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight/BMI
  • Alcohol, tobacco and personal safety recommendations

Our specialists

We offer easy access to the gynecologic specialists women need during the menopause years, including experts in:

  • Gynecology – for treatment of all conditions involving a woman’s reproductive system
  • Gynecologic oncology – for cancers of the female reproductive system
  • Hormone replacement therapy – for hormone imbalances, including bioidentical hormones
  • Reproductive psychiatry – for mood disorders, anxiety and depression
  • Urogynecology – for incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic organ prolapse
  • Vulvovaginal health – for diseases of the vulva and vagina