What Experts Want BIPOC Women to Know About Menopause

Everyday Health: Analysis of the SWAN study suggests that women of color reach menopause earlier and experience more intense symptoms compared to white women.

Many factors come into play when women enter menopause, making each woman’s experience unique. However, results from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) show that women of color tend to enter perimenopause and menopause at earlier ages than their white peers, have longer transition periods, and experience more intense hot flashes and vaginal symptoms. READ MORE

(Source: Everyday Health, 9/16/2020)