Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation and fertility, is defined as 12 months after the last menstrual period. Menopause can happen in 40 or 50, and the average age is 51 in the United States.
Menopause is a natural biological process. Although it ends fertility, stay healthy, vital and sexy. Some women may feel relieved, because they no longer need to worry about pregnancy.
However, the physical and emotional symptoms of menopause can cause hot flashes disturb your sleep, reduce energy or - for some women - trigger anxiety or feelings of grief and loss.
Do not hesitate to seek treatment for symptoms that concern you. Many effective treatments are available, from lifestyle adjustments hormone therapy.