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Is it normal for menopause symptoms to last for 2 and a half years?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
Hot flashes?: If by menopause symptoms you mean hot flashes, then yes, it is common for hot flashes to last more than 2 years. Some women have hot flashes for 10 years. But they should diminish over time.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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