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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.
Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

New study shows how regular exercise can help reduce weight in postmenopausal women

New study shows how regular exercise can help reduce weight in postmenopausal women

Early menstruation linked to higher stroke risk

Early menstruation linked to higher stroke risk

Cardiologist reveals 13 facts about heart disease in women

Cardiologist reveals 13 facts about heart disease in women

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Review discusses how neglect of sex differences in obesity research can affect treatment in females

Review discusses how neglect of sex differences in obesity research can affect treatment in females

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

Tracking bone changes in women during menopause may help prevent fractures

Tracking bone changes in women during menopause may help prevent fractures

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Women with early periods more likely to experience premature menopause, study finds

Women with early periods more likely to experience premature menopause, study finds

Anxiety linked to severe quality-of-life impairment in postmenopausal women

Anxiety linked to severe quality-of-life impairment in postmenopausal women

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Mental sharpness in women begins to decline earlier than previously thought

Mental sharpness in women begins to decline earlier than previously thought

New research provides insight into how estrogen modulates fear learning

New research provides insight into how estrogen modulates fear learning

Study shows effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training for prevention of prolapse symptoms

Study shows effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training for prevention of prolapse symptoms

New UC Davis research clarifies link between weight and menopausal symptoms in women

New UC Davis research clarifies link between weight and menopausal symptoms in women

Higher maternal age of successful child bearing may be marker of healthy aging

Higher maternal age of successful child bearing may be marker of healthy aging

VIB scientists reveal how NLRP2 protein plays key role in early embryogenesis and fertility

VIB scientists reveal how NLRP2 protein plays key role in early embryogenesis and fertility