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Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.

A woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for one year. Changes and symptoms can start several years earlier. They include

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  1. Menopause (National Library of Medicine)  
    Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovaries stop producing the ...
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  3. Menopause Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
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  4. Early Menopause (Premature Menopause) (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
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  6. Menopause: Symptom Relief and Treatments (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    Home > Menopause > Menopause symptom relief and treatments Menopause Menopause symptom relief and treatments Working with your doctor If you have concerns about symptoms and treatments related to menopause, it is important ...
  7. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Menopause: A Woman's Change of Life Understanding and Managing Menopause Past Issues / Spring 2013 Table of Contents Menopause, ...
  8. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Menopause: A Woman's Change of Life Menopause Symptoms Past Issues / Spring 2013 Table of Contents Women may have different signs or symptoms at menopause. That's because estrogen is used by many parts ...
  9. Menopause Map (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... alone. Learn more about your personal journey with menopause. The Menopause Map™ will help you: Understand the stages of ... About It! Start your Journey Your journey through menopause is unique and we understand that. Answer a ...
  10. Menopause (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... radiation or chemotherapy, damaging the ovaries. Symptoms of Menopause Symptoms of menopause begin when estrogen levels start ... menopause due to increased cholesterol and plaque formation Menopause Treatment Options Treatment for the symptoms of menopause ...
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