Recent Examples of menopause from the Web
David didn't end up marrying her fiance from her 30s, and her bout with breast cancer brought on menopause early.
Hormone replacement with estrogen after menopause carries similar risks.
During this time, generally the eight to 10 years before menopause (which typically happens in your early 50s), your body preps for the the menstruation finish line.
In women, the incidence of sleep apnea increases after menopause, which means people with the ailment may believe their sudden lethargy is due to other changes.
The apps also don't adjust for changes in menstrual patterns caused by pregnancy, breastfeeding or the onset of menopause, the study's researchers said.
Learn about the factors that cause weight gain during menopause and effective strategies to feel good and maintain a healthy weight.
Scientists wondered if blocking FSH might therefore prevent some of the physiological effects associated with menopause.
This process typically speeds up in women at the time of menopause, and in men around the age of 70.
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Origin and Etymology of menopause
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
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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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