Menopause Conditions

Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles. While menopause means no more periods, it can also mean a marked increase in the following symptoms:

  • Rise in LDL cholesterol, possibly boosting the possibility of heart disease
  • Decrease in bone mass can lead to osteoporosis
  • Concentration problems
  • Hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Weight gain due to insulin resistance

When does Menopause start?

  • Menopause is diagnosed after 12 months without a menstrual period
  • Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s, but the average age is 51.

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