Everyone's heard the quote "In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes." And while that may be true for men, there is another certainty for women -- menopause. But how has something as predictable as the rising and setting of the sun become so mired in myth, misconception, confusion and sometimes even stigma?
A new documentary called "Hot Flash Havoc" seeks to sort the fact from the fiction as it follows 11 case studies covering topics including low libido, depression, weight gain, heart disease, quality of life and more.
The producer of the film, Heidi Houston, was thrust into menopause early and was looking for answers. A half dozen doctors and a few years later, she finally got them.
EmpowHer's founder, Michelle King Robson, found herself in a similar situation after having a hysterectomy at the age of 42. She is one of the women featured in the film.
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