Recent Examples of menopause from the Web
Broken heart syndrome is most common among women (especially white women who have gone through menopause), and people who have depression or anxiety.
Also worth knowing: Removing the ovaries is the only way in which a hysterectomy can bring about early menopause.
For years, people have written and asked me to let Margaret go through menopause.
When the ovaries no longer make hormones and periods stop, a woman enters menopause.
For about the past year, Fisher, a retired nurse practitioner, has been spreading the gospel: in her painting class, at the gym, to women experiencing sleepless nights from menopause.
This condition — often brought on by stressful situations that can cause severe, but usually temporary, heart-muscle failure — occurs more commonly in women after menopause.
Breeding females do not experience menopause, and remain fertile even at an advanced age.
For women, 10 years out from menopause, the risk of heart disease tripled.
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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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