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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 ...
  2. Men's Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    Most men need to pay more attention to their health. Compared to women, men are more likely to Smoke and drink Make unhealthy or risky choices Put off regular ...
  3. Menopause Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Menopause Introduction Menopause marks the time when a woman stops having a monthly menstrual period. All women ... and arteries more elastic, and possibly help memory. Menopause Menopause causes periods to become irregular and eventually ...
  4. Menopause From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... aware of a change at all. What Is Menopause? Menopause is a normal part of life, just ... supply of estrogen. What Are the Signs of Menopause? Women may have different signs or symptoms at ...
  5. Early Menopause (Premature Menopause) (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
  6. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Menopause: A Woman's Change of Life Menopause: Every Experience is Different Past Issues / Spring 2013 ...
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  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)  
    ... Syndrome Menopause Menopause Symptoms Menopause Map Featured Resource Menopause Map™ View Featured Resource Save My Fertility View Featured Resource Find an Endocrinologist Search Menopause Menopause is a natural part of a woman's ...
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