Menopause

Menopause is defined as occurring 12 months after your last menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles. Menopause can occur in your 40s or 50s. In the United States the average age is 51.
  • Menstrual changes
  • Vaginal discomfort
  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Sleep abnormalities
  • Mood swings
  • Weight gain
Your doctor may recommend blood tests such as:

  • Follicle­stimulating hormone (FSH) and estrogen (estradiol)
    • FSH levels increase and estradiol levels decrease as menopause occurs
  • Thyroid­stimulating hormone (TSH)
    • An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can cause symptoms similar to those of menopause
Irritable Bowel SyndromeIrritable Bowel Syndrome

Meet the Doctor

Dr. LaShay is a board-certified practicing gynecologist with specific interests in the areas of hormone balancing, metabolism, nutrition, and functional medicine.

She has special training in laparoendoscopic surgery and the treatment of endometriosis by completing a fellowship at Stanford under the direction of Camran Nezhat.

She also has extensive experience in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain from working at Kaiser Permanente. She believes in approaching each patient as an individual.


Dr. Nanette LaShay, MD

Gynecology -
Bay Area, CA

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Nanette LaShay
825 Oak Grove Ave, Suite D101

Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States of America