Obstetrics & Gynecology Li Fan MD, INC -  - Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology Li Fan MD, INC

Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecologist located in Rancho Bernardo, Poway, CA

Menopause Specialist

If you’re in menopause and need relief from hot flashes, insomnia, depression, or anxiety, contact Dr. Li Fan at Obstetrics & Gynecology Li Fan MD, INC in Rancho Bernardo, Poway, California. Dr. Li Fan walks you through the physical and hormonal changes the body undergoes and offers personalized holistic solutions to all your menopausal problems. Visit the clinic or book an appointment online with Dr. Li Fan to discuss an option suitable for your individual needs.

Menopause Q & A

Obstetrics & Gynecology Li Fan MD, INC

What is menopause?

Menopause is a transition period in a woman’s life that signals the end of her reproductive capabilities. It’s marked by the permanent cessation of monthly menstrual bleeding.

Every woman will experience menopause, and the process involves a gradual decline in hormonal levels accompanied by many bodily changes.

How do I know if I’ve reached menopause?

You’ve reached menopause if your last period was 12 months previous or have undergone surgical removal of both ovaries because of a medical condition or cancer. Women in the United States experience menopause between the ages of 40 and 58, with the average age being 51.

To date, no simple test can confirm the diagnosis of menopause. Dr.Fan will discuss your history, complete a physical examination, and order laboratory tests to confirm the diagnosis of menopause.

Does every woman experience the same symptoms of menopause?  

The journey is different for each woman as she transitions from perimenopause to menopause. So, the symptoms are also varied. The most common symptoms are:

  • Anxiety or depression
  • Mood swings
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Recurring UTI and incontinence
  • Osteoporosis/osteopenia (weak bones)

How can I get relief from menopause symptoms?

There are many hormones and other prescription medications available for treating bothersome menopause symptoms. With her expertise in bringing in menopause relief, Dr. Fan can customize a treatment plan that will make you feel good again and improve your quality of life. Some of her common treatment modalities include:

  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Bioidentical hormone therapy
  • Other prescription medications

Is hormone therapy safe?

Hormone therapy is an acceptable option for women who are within 10 years of menopause, experience moderate to severe symptoms, or women up to age 59.

The treatment is individualized based on symptoms and associated medical conditions. For vaginal dryness, topical estrogen is the safest and most effective option. Dr. Fan offers complete menopause relief along with osteoporosis screening.

What is bioidentical hormone therapy?

Bioidentical hormone therapy uses hormones that are derived from natural product to restore your body's hormonal balance. 

If you are seeking relief from troublesome menopause symptoms, call or click to schedule an appointment online today.

Insurance providers

Dr. Fan accepts many insurance providers. If you do not see your provider listed here please reach out to the office.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
HealthNet
Medicare
Multiplan
Private Healthcare Systems
Tricare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "I love Dr. Fan! I moved here from Illinois and was looking for a great OBGYN that would take wonderful care of me and my baby girl."

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    "I'm a first time mom currently pregnant. Dr. Fan is an amazing doctor. I feel so so comfortable with her. I definitely recommend her to anyone who is pregnant."

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    "Main reasons I like Dr. Fan and her office staff: very easy to make an appointment and the office has reminders."

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    "She is exceptional at what she does and is so compassionate. I am so happy to be under her care, it really makes a difference."

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    "The office staff is very polite and caring. Dr. Li Fan is fantastic. There was really no wait either. I highly recommend Dr. Li Fan and her office."

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    "I had to bring my two daughters into many appointments and Dr. Fan and her staff always gave them attention. Excellent doctor, I highly recommend."

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    "Dr. Li Fan and her staff Jackie and June are great! Knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. This is my first pregnancy and I'm happy to find this office."

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Location
Obstetrics & Gynecology Li Fan MD, INC
15725 Pomerado Road, Suite 207
Rancho Bernardo

Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 858-206-9701
Fax: 858-451-0082
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858-206-9701