Menopause Management

Many women begin to experience menopausal symptoms beginning in their early thirties. As their levels of estrogen and progesterone begin to decline, many women develop unpleasant symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Many of these menopausal symptoms are treatable through the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

When you begin to experience these symptoms, please speak with your Ruch Clinic provider to explore your options for management of your menopausal symptoms. There are various hormonal and nonhormonal treatment options depending on your symptoms, family history, and risk factors. is a good resource for menopausal patients.

MonaLisa Touch

Have you experienced changes in your vaginal health since menopause? Did you know that over 40% of post-menopausal women experience symptoms such as dryness, itching, burning, painful urination or pain during intercourse?

MonaLisa Touch delivers gentle laser energy to the vaginal wall that stimulates a healing response, generating new collagen in the tissue and enhanced moisture levels in the vaginal canal. A typical course of treatment is three procedures over 12 weeks.

· In-office procedure
· No anesthesia, virtually painless
· No downtime
· No side effects
· Each treatment is <5 minutes
· Thousands of women have been treated worldwide since 2008

In both European and US clinical trials, women reported symptom relief after the very first treatment and even greater improvement after treatments 2 and 3.