Menopause during late 40s increases risks of health

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Submitted by Pawan Shukla on 2010, October 19 –

Menopause is a time in every woman’s life when she undergoes another transition from being reproductive to stop being so. Menopause is a stage when the monthly periodical cycle suddenly stops for more than 12 months and there is also a huge reduction in the levels of two of the most significant hormones called estrogen and progesterone.

Typical symptoms in women approaching menopause are hot flushes, loss of hair, consistent headaches and also an irritable behavior along with anxiety on small issues. The menstrual cycle becomes shorter and occurs after longer intervals.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.