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6 Health Hazards of HIV and Menopause

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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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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Medical References

  1. HIV and Osteoporosis. AIDSinfo.
  2. Women with HIV suffer 'more severe hot flashes' in menopause. International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
  3. Medical Care for Menopause and Older Women With HIV Infection. New York State Department of Health.
  4. Menstruation, Menopause, and HIV.  The Center for HIV Law & Policy.
  5. Opportunistic infections and other conditions.

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