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All You Wanted To
Know About Menopause and Its Prevention
when a women stops ovulating and her periods ceases. Most women
reach menopause between 45 and 55 years, with an average age
around 50. But about 1% reaches it before 40, which is known as
premature menopause or premature ovarian failure.
For women in their teens and 20’s the loss of their fertility is
devastating. They will also experience a long period of
postmenopausal life, and hormonal replacement therapy may be
� Menstrual cycle changes � Changes in the bleeding pattern � Hot flushes �
Sweats � Urinary problems such as incontinence or increased
frequency of urination. � Dry vagina � Mood changes � Weight
Are some of the basic symptoms.
We can prevent early Menopause, by preventing unwanted surgeries, of the
uterus or the ovaries unless there is strong indication for
their removal. Such Surgeries can lead to autoimmune diseases
such as diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis and thyroid disorders.
Conserving even a single ovary can help in preventing the onset
Urban women have access to information or counseling, but unfortunately the
women in rural areas of Asia have no such knowledge. The good
news for those who would like to rule out doubts about the onset
of menopause will soon be available in the form of LH Kits (
Leutinizing hormone ) to check their ovulation especially used
with infertility patients. While stress cannot be over
emphasized, it has a role in temporary or prolonged cessation of
Generally early menopause too is treated in a similar way as menopause
itself, through HRT ( Hormone Replacement Therapy ), life style
modification,calcium and good nutrition.
HRT – It must be borne in mind that an extensive study shows that HRT is not
a protection against heart diseases as was believed before and
infact not quite the “happy pill” – that women had thought is
given up to the age of menopause.
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