Menopause is another term for menopause or menopause. These concepts mean the time in a woman's life when menstruation stops. Usually menopause occurs between 45 and 55 years old.
Menopause can be talked about when bleeding did not occur within 12 months and the body stopped producing eggs. The obvious consequence of menopause is the inability to have children, but fertility may begin to decline 10 years before menopause. This period is called perimenopause .
Symptoms of menopause
The first sign of impending menopause is menstrual irregularity. Bleeding may be more or less heavy than usual. The length of bleeding also often changes. A characteristic symptom of menopause are hot flashes lasting from several seconds to a minute. There may also be redness of the skin, tremor and excessive sweating .
Menopause is also associated with significant changes in the body's hormonal balance. As a result, a woman may experience mood disorders, have trouble sleeping , decreased libido and problems with vaginal dryness. Other symptoms of menopause include muscle pain, headaches, impaired concentration, palpitations, anxiety attacks and irritability. Ailments characteristic for menopause may persist for up to two years.
Alleviation of menopause symptoms enables, among others Hormone Replacement Therapy. It involves replenishing the levels of hormones naturally produced by the ovaries.