Menopause and Beyond

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The gynecologists of Hoffman and Associates in Baltimore, Maryland, take pride in building lasting relationships and earning the trust of women who have entered menopause and beyond. Our physicians guide each patient through this natural biological process and work with them through related issues, concerns and conditions. 

Menopause

Menopause is a natural biological process that occurs in women. It occurs 12 months after a women’s last menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles and fertility. It typically occurs during a woman’s 40s or 50s and may be preceded by several years of varying symptoms (perimenopause). While some women my experience varying symptoms of menopause that disrupt quality of life, the OB-GYNs of Hoffman and Associates strive to help women stay healthy and vital active during these years. 

Symptoms of Menopause

Women may experience a variety of symptoms during perimenopause and menopause that can vary greatly in severity. These symptoms include the following:

  • Hot flashes
  • Mood changes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Sleep problems
  • Weight gain
  • Thinning hair
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Caring for Women in Menopause

Because menopause is a natural biological process, it does not require medical treatment. The doctors of Hoffman and Associates work with women experiencing menopause to provide symptom counseling, management and relief. Our OB-GYNs are focused on preventative care, as well as management of chronic conditions that may occur with aging, such as osteoporosis. We provide recommended screenings, such as a colonoscopy and mammography, as well as breast and pelvic exams.

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Hoffman and Associates - OB-GYNs - Baltimore, MD
Teresa Hoffman, M.D.

Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Teresa Hoffman is the founding member of Hoffman and Associates, as well as a Baltimore-area "Top Doc" providing comprehensive obstetrics and gynecologic care to women of all ages.

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