Can you have problems with your ovaries after menopause?
Written by Grace Johnson - January 02, 2023
Yes, it is possible to have problems with your ovaries after menopause. While it is not common for women to experience symptoms of ovarian problems after menopause, there are some conditions that can occur. Here are some of the most common issues:
- Hormonal imbalances - During menopause and beyond, you may find yourself plagued with hormonal imbalance due to the changing levels of estrogen and progesterone in your body. This can cause a variety of different symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, and more.
- Painful intercourse - As you age, your vaginal walls become thinner and less elastic which can cause pain during sexual activity.
- Increased risk for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) - PID is an infection caused by bacteria that enters the uterus and fallopian tubes resulting in inflammation. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, fever, abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge.
- Fibroids - These are non-cancerous growths in the uterus that usually don’t cause any health problems but they can occasionally cause severe discomfort and even infertility.
- Bladder infections - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common among postmenopausal women due to a weakened immune system and decreased production of protective mucus around the urethra and vagina.
Although these conditions can be worrisome, they can often be managed with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Hormone Treatment Center offers natural HRT which utilizes safe phytoestrogens derived from plants that mimic the effects of estrogen as well as herbal supplements to help balance out hormones and nutrients deficiencies associated with menopause. Our team also works to develop individualized treatment plans tailored specifically for each woman’s needs so that she may enjoy a healthy life post-menopause.
If you believe you may be suffering from any of these issues related to menopausal ovarian changes then please contact one of our experts at Hormone Treatment Center today so we can work together towards a solution!