One day in 2002, when we were visiting my mom, her neighbor approached me while I was playing with my kids in the yard.
She told me she'd been helping a woman who was only 23 and battling stage IV breast cancer and asked if I knew anybody who would want the woman's baby daughter.
However, women who are receiving hormonal or endocrine therapy for cancer may not be able to take hormone replacement therapy.
For these women, other medicines such as paroxetine (multiple brand names), venlafaxine (Effexor), gabapentin (Neurontin), and clonidine (Catapres, Kapvay) can also help.
Menopause occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop releasing eggs.