Ask the Experts: IUDs for Menopause Transition?

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Q. Can a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) be used to help manage heavy or irregular bleeding that often occurs during the transition to menopause? Yes, they are sometimes prescribed for this purpose—though they don’t help with other menopause-related symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. Used mainly for contraception, hormonal IUDs release a […]

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