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Is it menopause? 6 hidden symptoms women should know about now

Every single day in the U.S., an estimated 6,000 women reach menopause — and more than two million enter that stage each year, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Yet for many women, the symptoms of menopause — which marks the stage of life when reproductive hormones naturally decline and menstrual periods stop — go unrecognized.

There are a total of 62 different symptoms, say experts, with only 1% of women currently aware of some of the key signs, according to Jamie Winn, a South Carolina pharmacist who is also medical director of Universal Drugstore, an online pharmacy.

“It’s essential to work closely with your health care provider to determine the most appropriate and effective management strategies for your specific situation.”

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Melissa Rudy is health editor and a member of the lifestyle team at Fox News Digital. 

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