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At What Age Does Menopause Begin
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
50.2 years: The average age for natural menopause is 50.2 years old. However, women tend to follow the genetics of their mother. Menopause can also be altered by operations on the internal female organs. Additionally body weight, other medical problems, medications, and smoking can affect age of menopause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 50 years old and still having my periods. I have gone through the sweat attacks and just wondering at what age does menopause usually happen?
50 to 52: The average age for menopause is 50 to 52. But any time after the age of 40 is considered normal for menopause and some women will be 56 or 58 when they become menopausal. Most women will notice changes in their cycles for as much as 2 to 5 years before becoming menopausal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Around 52 y/o: Irregular or no periods, hot flushes, night sweats, sleeplessness, decreased libido, mood swings, irritability and vaginal dryness are the classic symptoms of menopause. The average age for menopause in the us is 52 y/o. At 42 y/o, menopause would be considered premature and should be evaluated by your healthcare provider. There are blood tests available to check for menopause as well (fsh). ...Read more
Started menstrual cycle about three days before my eleventh birthday, around what age will i begin experiencing menopause?
Hard to know: The average age of menopause (meaning the period stops) is about age 51, but it can occur any time from age 40 to age 55. The time when you will go through menopause is highly variable, depending on your general state of health, whether you smoke, your weight. When you started your periods is not a good predictor of when menopause will come. ...Read more
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