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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.
Housework, light walking reduces fracture risk after menopause

Housework, light walking reduces fracture risk after menopause

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

Current ecology, not ancestral dispersal patterns, impacts the severity of menopause symptoms

Current ecology, not ancestral dispersal patterns, impacts the severity of menopause symptoms

NYU Langone Health launches two new centers to offer specialized care for athletes

NYU Langone Health launches two new centers to offer specialized care for athletes

Feminine hygiene or female threat?

Feminine hygiene or female threat?

Young breast reduction surgery patients report long-term benefits decades after the procedure

Young breast reduction surgery patients report long-term benefits decades after the procedure

Young mothers more likely to have children with ADHD

Young mothers more likely to have children with ADHD

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Hormone therapy linked to better cognitive status in older adult women

Hormone therapy linked to better cognitive status in older adult women

Committee calls for cheese products to display warning about breast cancer

Committee calls for cheese products to display warning about breast cancer

New study shows why women's natural fertility curve goes up and down

New study shows why women's natural fertility curve goes up and down

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life in women with breast cancer

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life in women with breast cancer

Women with early menopause need to be wary of heart disease

Women with early menopause need to be wary of heart disease

Early menopause puts women at greater risk of cardiovascular disease

Early menopause puts women at greater risk of cardiovascular disease

Women with breast cancer face very unique challenges

Women with breast cancer face very unique challenges

Laser therapy can be safe and effective in treating vaginal problems, study suggests

Laser therapy can be safe and effective in treating vaginal problems, study suggests

Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis

Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Web-based tool predicts risks of conditions in middle-aged women

Web-based tool predicts risks of conditions in middle-aged women

Northwestern Medicine physicians receive NAMS awards for contributing to women's health, menopause

Northwestern Medicine physicians receive NAMS awards for contributing to women's health, menopause