Treating Cognitive Issues Through Menopause: Pauline Maki from University of Illinois at Chicago

A common symptom reported by many women as they transition through menopause is issues with cognition. Whether it is described as a "mental fog," or "forgetfulness. Taking these concerns seriously is an issue confronted by many providers who treat these women.

A common symptom reported by many women as they transition through menopause is issues with cognition. Whether it is described as a "mental fog," or "forgetfulness. Taking these concerns seriously is an issue confronted by many providers who treat these women.

Pauline Maki, PhD, from the University of Illinois at Chicago discussed this topic during the recent annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society. In order to help doctors better treat this symptom of menopause, Maki said a considerable amount of research has been done to help learn more about its history and its overall role in menopause. Maki also noted that there is some belief that the cognitive issues may self regulate toward the end of the menopause process.