What Is Menopause For Women?

Q:
What is menopause for women?

A:
Menopause, also known as the climacteric, is the end of women’s menstrual periods stop, which indicates that they are no longer able to bear children. It usually occurs during the age of 49-52. Menopause is a natural procedure for women, but it has many different causes too, including:

  • Natural decline of reproductive hormones.
  • Hysterectomy.
  • Chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
  • Primary ovarian insufficiency.

After menopause, your body will experience following complications:

  • Heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Urinary incontinence.
  • Sexual function.
  • Weight gain.
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