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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.
Non-hormonal options are effective in treating menopause symptoms

Non-hormonal options are effective in treating menopause symptoms

Hot flashes associated with decreased verbal memory

Hot flashes associated with decreased verbal memory

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Study highlights lack of screening for depression during perimenopause

Study highlights lack of screening for depression during perimenopause

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Scientists map the location of structural proteins in pig ovary for the first time

Scientists map the location of structural proteins in pig ovary for the first time

Review reveals difference in heart disease between men and women

Review reveals difference in heart disease between men and women

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts

Study examines the effects of fat tissue on skeletal muscle structure and function

Study examines the effects of fat tissue on skeletal muscle structure and function

Alterations in environmental factors may contribute to endometrial cancer

Alterations in environmental factors may contribute to endometrial cancer

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Study explains why women in their 60s have low libido

Study explains why women in their 60s have low libido

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