A lot of women complain about memory loss as they go through menopause. That can be a huge frustration and worry. However, a new study reveals it's not in your head. There really are memory issues that come with menopause especially during the first year. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical School followed over a hundred women in different states of menopause. They studied their attention and memory skills. They found the women always performed the worst in the early stages of menopause. The experts say it's good to know that it's normal and temporary.