September 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join us for an in-depth conversation with Dr. Vivien Brown.
Dr. Brown is a family physician in Toronto, a well-known national and international speaker, and the author of A Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging – Seven essential ways to keep you vital, happy and strong.
Events are free for WHIM (Women’s Health in Midlife) Network members. So join us for an in-depth conversation with Dr. Vivien Brown !
Menopause is not a disease, it is a natural and normal event that all women will go through.
Menopause marks the end of fertility and it is confirmed when a woman hasn’t had her period for 12 consecutive months. Menopause can happen between ages 40 and 58, and in North America the average age is 51. Physical, cognitive, and emotional changes, due to estrogen fluctuations and decline, begin years before the last period. This phase is called perimenopause, or menopause transition, it can commence in the late 30s or early 40s, and it may last for 4 to 8 years. After menopause, following the anniversary of the last menstrual period, women are in postmenopause.
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Recently I was the featured guest on the podcast Living a Better Life with Madelaine Golec. At my first Mompreneurs Conference in 2019, Madelaine was one of the women listening to me talk about menopause (what else?). She is a Registered Physiotherapist/ Pelvic Floor...