Recent Examples of menopause from the Web
Until midlife, men usually harbor a greater percentage of visceral fat than women do, but the pattern usually reverses as women pass through menopause.
Doctors said the finding could spare tens of thousands of women a year from chemo side effects such as nausea and early menopause.
But what's worse, at least for women, is a shift, around menopause, in where this excess flab accumulates.
As time went on, full-time staff members updated the book to include new subjects, from the impact of hormonal treatments on menopause to racial disparities in maternal health, Shepard said.
Clocking in at 20 minutes, the mesh implant is a quick fix aimed at repairing common complications from childbirth and menopause.
When Noxon wrote menopause plots into the show, the network discouraged her from using the word or spending too much time on the subject.
The shift helps to explain why, after menopause, women begin to catch up to men in their rates of cardiovascular disease.
For an older woman the cause might be changing hormones caused by menopause, and that’s a normal part of the aging process, though your doctor might be able to provide some relief.
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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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