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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.
Women beware of black cohosh, red clover and ginseng!

Women beware of black cohosh, red clover and ginseng!

Approval sought for Femara in early post-surgery use

Approval sought for Femara in early post-surgery use

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

Tool to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation

Tool to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation

Doctors are able to predict sterility in women following radiation treatment for cancer

Doctors are able to predict sterility in women following radiation treatment for cancer

HRT safe for women with menopause and cancer survivors

HRT safe for women with menopause and cancer survivors

Special genes enable some women to give birth over the age of 45

Special genes enable some women to give birth over the age of 45

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

Cockroach holds secret of women's fertility

Cockroach holds secret of women's fertility

Women in the UK most anxious about breast cancer

Women in the UK most anxious about breast cancer

Exercise and weight control reduces odds of developing breast cancer

Exercise and weight control reduces odds of developing breast cancer

Female gynecologists use more estrogen than the average woman

Female gynecologists use more estrogen than the average woman

Obesity epidemic connected to the unhealthy surge in type 2 diabetes cases, cardiovascular disease and other associated disorders

Obesity epidemic connected to the unhealthy surge in type 2 diabetes cases, cardiovascular disease and other associated disorders

Pilates and yoga appear to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Pilates and yoga appear to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Baby boy is first successful birth in Canada from frozen eggs

Baby boy is first successful birth in Canada from frozen eggs

Allergies may be linked to irregular periods

Allergies may be linked to irregular periods

Moderate program of physical exercise helps maintain bone mass in elderly

Moderate program of physical exercise helps maintain bone mass in elderly

Asthma and hay fever seem to be linked to irregular periods

Asthma and hay fever seem to be linked to irregular periods

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes