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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.
South Asian women could be at greater risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, study finds

South Asian women could be at greater risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, study finds

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis

Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Adolescent, early adult diet linked to chronic inflammation may increase premenopausal breast cancer risk

Adolescent, early adult diet linked to chronic inflammation may increase premenopausal breast cancer risk

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

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