6 Health Hazards of HIV and Menopause
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More effective HIV treatment means you're likely to live past your menopause years. In fact, studies done in New York suggest that about 25% of women living with HIV are older than 50. Here's what you need to know about the changes menopause brings.


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  1. HIV and Osteoporosis. AIDSinfo. http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/62/hiv-and-osteoporosis
  2. Women with HIV suffer 'more severe hot flashes' in menopause. International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. http://www.figo.org/news/women-hiv-suffer-more-severe-hot-flashes-menopause-0013585
  3. Menstruation, Menopause, and HIV.  The Center for HIV Law & Policy. http://www.hivlawandpolicy.org/sites/www.hivlawandpolicy.org/files/Menstruation%20and%20HIV%2C%20AB....
  4. Opportunistic infections and other conditions. Womenshealth.gov. http://www.womenshealth.gov/hiv-aids/opportunistic-infections-and-other-conditions/index.html
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