Menopause marks the end of a woman's menstrual cycles, usually in her 40s or 50s at the most.
Menopause is said to have struck 12 months after the woman's last period. It indicates the end of a woman's fertility; however, she can stay healthy and sexually active even after menopause.
In the months preceding the menopause, the woman may face the following symptoms
Menopause may be caused by one or more of the following reasons
Menopause is normal if the woman is in her 40s. However, if it occurs before, in the 30s or even earlier, medical consultation is necessary
Menopause does not require any specific symptoms; a whole year of missed periods is hard to not notice
In case of early menopause, the doctor will recommend the following tests
Treatments for premature menopause are
Menopause is generally irreversible; however, if premature menopause is diagnosed early, there is a slight chance to continue the menstrual cycle
Once the menstrual cycle restarts, it is essential that the woman try for pregnancy as early as possible.
It is advised to try for pregnancy before the woman crosses the age of 35.
"Authored By Dr.Niraj Mahajan"
MD- Gynecologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon, Uro-gynecologist , Infertility specialist & Cosmetic Gynecologist.Read more [+]