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Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for a period of one year or more and is characterized by decreasing levels of estrogen...
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Because hormone levels may fluctuate greatly in an individual woman, even from one day to the next, hormone levels are not a reliable method for...
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Yes. Women need to get a little more calcium after menopause, for instance, to maintain strong bones. The recommendation increases from 1,000 mg a...
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Female menopause is characterized by changes in hormone production. The male testes, unlike the woman's ovaries, do not lose the ability to make...
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The majority of women do not experience a voice change during menopause, although this may be a problem for some.
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To make the diagnosis of male menopause, the doctor will perform a physical exam and ask about symptoms. He or she may order other diagnostic tests...
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It is likely a combination of factors related to menopause and aging. The impact of estrogen. In animal studies, estrogen appears to help regulate...
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Hi Yes your right the sense of smell in menopausal women does get heightened, it would be best if you go for a blood test, a blood test tells all...
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Just as the symptoms of menopause vary among women, the extent to which individual women experience these symptoms also varies. Because menopause is...
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Medical treatments such as chemotherapy and pelvic radiation therapy can cause menopause by damaging the ovaries. However, not all premenopausal...
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Hi And yes, but my wife had to think about it, yes shes been through it, but a=have found you a nice link that well help answer it much better than...
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Menopause is defined as the state of an absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal transition starts with varying menstrual cycle...
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Then you may be starting menopause. Make an appointment with your gynecologist and have some selected blood tests to be sure.
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Hi Go get a hormone test, that will tell you what's going on, in the way of your menopause starting, but I think it has.Do hope this helps.Good...
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The average age that women experience menopause is 51.  Women who have menopause before age 40 are considered to have premature menopause. At...