“What can I expect as an HIV-positive woman who is entering menopause? Will menopause be different for me because of my HIV status?” — P.W., Twillingate, NL
Valerie Nicholson, Person living with HIV, Vancouver
I am an Indigenous woman living with HIV since 2004. When I was 54 years old, my periods (moon time) became irregular, and when they did come they were very heavy. Then I hit menopause.
When I was going through “the change,” I started to dislike the word menopause. What