Recent Examples of menopause from the Web
Prempro and Premarin are both approved to treat menopause symptoms and to prevent bone-thinning osteoporosis.
MonaLisa Touch treats vaginal atrophy, a condition usually affecting female breast cancer patients or women after menopause.
Her lawsuit alleges the institute terminated her for unpredictable menstrual symptoms that were related to the onset of menopause.
With menopause and an empty-nest coming soon, there’s been a huge shift in our house.
Although white women experience breast cancer more often after menopause than African American women do, young African American women are more likely than white women to face aggressive, early-onset forms of breast cancer.
Hormones were once considered a fountain of youth for women entering menopause because of weak evidence suggesting a host of purported benefits including reducing heart disease and boosting memory.
Women live longer, and the decline in estrogen production after menopause may be a factor in promoting Alzheimer’s.
The average age of menopause in American women is 51, but don’t set your watch to that.
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Origin and Etymology of menopause
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
MENOPAUSE Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of menopause
- … osteoporosis, which increases the risk of hip and spine fractures, is a well-known consequence of menopause.
- —Daniel D. Federman, The New England Journal of Medicine, 6 Apr. 2006
- Hot flashes plague many women undergoing menopause …
- —K. A. Fackelmann, Science News, 13 Oct. 1990
- Premature menopause due to surgery or ovarian failure …
- —Mary Duenwald, O: The Oprah Magazine, February 2009
menopausalplay \ˌmen-ə-ˈpȯ-zəl, ˌmēn-\ adjective
- menopausal symptoms
- menopausal women
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