Recent Examples of menopause from the Web
When menstruation stops, either temporarily because of pregnancy or permanently because of menopause, symptoms of endometriosis subside.
Terrero says Marsha was going through menopause and was having a tough time, including night sweats and mood swings.
Thus, menopause was associated with the end of life.
The recommendations took into account age and length of time from starting menopause.
For women, the trigger is often menopause and hormonal changes.
Women who began menopause before age 47 were at a 33% greater risk of cardiovascular disease and a 42% greater risk of stroke.
Last year, New York City debuted a new form of birth control that causes rats to go into a permanent menopause.
An audience member asked how Gaitskill approached writing such a nuanced angle of female sexuality, particularly surrounding menopause.
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Definition of menopause for English Language Learners
: the time in a woman's life when blood stops flowing from her body each month : the time when a woman stops menstruating
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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