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Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovary stops producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Adding estrogen in the brain may improve health in obese menopausal women

Adding estrogen in the brain may improve health in obese menopausal women

Fermented red clover extract decreases number and severity of menopausal hot flushes

Fermented red clover extract decreases number and severity of menopausal hot flushes

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

UA researcher’s findings on estrogen may lead to promising treatment for hot flashes

UA researcher’s findings on estrogen may lead to promising treatment for hot flashes

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years

Study finds link between hot flashes and depressive symptoms

Study finds link between hot flashes and depressive symptoms

High intake of vegetable protein may protect women from early menopause

High intake of vegetable protein may protect women from early menopause

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

DZHK study shows physical stress as risk factor for broken heart syndrome

DZHK study shows physical stress as risk factor for broken heart syndrome

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

New study finds lower levels of estrogen in women with stress urinary incontinence

New study finds lower levels of estrogen in women with stress urinary incontinence

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Chemotherapy drug effective at preventing breast cancer's return, gives patients a better quality of life

Chemotherapy drug effective at preventing breast cancer's return, gives patients a better quality of life

Study finds higher risk of fractures among older, long-term bisphosphonate users

Study finds higher risk of fractures among older, long-term bisphosphonate users

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence