What Are the Side Effects of Menopause?

Q:
What are the side effects of menopause?

A:
Menopause, also known as the climacteric, refers to a period in a woman’s life. It marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles, and she is no longer able to bear children. Menopause is a natural biological process. It typically occurs between 49 and 52 years of age.

After menopause, women may have the following health problems.

  • Heart disease.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Poor muscle power.
  • Poor skin elasticity.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Poorly working bladder and bowel.
  • Vision loss such as cataracts and macular degeneration.

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