Friday, September 21, 2012
An open public meeting on the symptoms and treatment of menopause will be held next Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the main classroom at Sunnyside Community Hospital.
The featured speaker will be Dr. Marie Stanford, a family practice physician at Lincoln Avenue Family Medicine.
Menopause is a natural event that normally occurs in women 45 to 55 years old. Menopause has many symptoms, both common and uncommon, which can be controlled by diet and lifestyle changes, hormone therapy and other medications.
Tuesday's meeting is free to the public and everyone who has concerns or questions about menopause and its treatment is encouraged to attend.
Sunnyside Community Hospital is located at 1016 Tacoma in Sunnyside.
For more information about Tuesday's meeting contact Sandra Linde at 837-1313.