News Flash: Menopause A Hot Topic As Baby Boomers Age
Posted Sep 12 2008 10:45am
Menopause - once known as the silent passage - isn't so quiet anymore. As a generation of information-seeking women weaned on consciousness-raising groups and "Our Bodies, Ourselves" approach or experience "the change," a new study shows they're speaking up and seeking out the newest and most accurate information to help manage symptoms and make informed healthcare decisions.
Research done by the North American Menopause Society and More magazine released last week showed while the majority of those surveyed expressed confidence in their doctors' knowledge of menopause, more than 40 percent believed they would receive better care if their health-care practitioner was a menopause specialist.