What are the most common presenting symptoms of menopause?

Updated: Sep 24, 2019
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Answer

Common presenting symptoms of menopause include the following:

  • Irregular menstrual cycles

  • Sweating
  • Hot flashes (hot flushes)

  • Palpitations

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Soreness

  • Superficial dyspareunia

  • Urinary frequency and urgency

  • Mood changes
  • Insomnia

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Effects on the vasomotor system


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