Early menopause pertains to the cessation of the menstrual cycle and associated reproductive hormones before the age of 40 years old. Menopause generally occurs at an average age of 51 years old, with some women experiencing menopause during their late 40s, whereas other enter menopause in the early 50s.
The cessation of the occurrence of menstrual cycles is a biological event that occurs among aging women and this is mainly caused by the decrease in the production of hormones by …Read more
If you’re a middle-aged woman, going through menopause, you may have experienced the “dreaded” hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth, usually felt in the face, neck and chest. These areas may turn red and you may sweat profusely which may result in a chill. Hot flashes can be caused by a number of hormonal problems but are most commonly associated with menopause. The severity of hot flashes ranges from person to person. Some people …Read more
Male menopause occurs when the hormone testosterone declines with aging. It can also happen in conjunction with certain diseases like diabetes. The symptoms associated with male menopause are nothing to scoff at. They can include: fatigue, weakness, depression and sexual problems. The sexual problems can be …Read more
Almost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman at risk of developing a variety of other conditions.
Weight gain is a common aspect of getting older, and most women are said to gain between 12 and 15 extra pounds during this time. Regular weight gain occurs as a …Read more