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At what age does male menopause begin?

At what age does male menopause begin?

No sign: There is no signal that male menopause has begun -- if it exists -- like there is for female menopause (cessation of periods for 1 year). ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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At what age does perimenopause start?

At what age does perimenopause start?

Everyone different: Average age 45+/-, signaled by irregular periods. Early perimenopause cycles different by 7 days or more, late perimenopause(pm) starts with no period more than 60 days. Starts and stops. Most symptoms(sx) in late pm, but symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes and sleep disturbance in days before eriod can start when periods still regular. ...Read more

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What age does menopause start?

What age does menopause start?

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 more

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At what age can you start the menopause?

At what age can you start the menopause?

Menopause: You cannot start the menopause but some time over the next few years will let you know that menopause is beginning. If you are really worried it would be wise to see a Gynecologist but that is not often needed until your periods change. ...Read more

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At what age do women start premenopausal?

At what age do women start premenopausal?

Perimenopause: It differs, but usually mid-thirties to early forties. ...Read more

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At what age do women go through menopause?

At what age do women go through menopause?

Varies: The average age of menopause is age 51. However, every woman is different. A minority of women will go through menopause in their early 40s or even late 50s. ...Read more

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What age does the average menopause start for a women?

What age does the average menopause start for a women?

51.5: The average age for menopause is 51.5. This is based on a study from the university of minnesota years ago. A person can be symptomatic (hot flashes etc.) 10 years on each side of 51.5. ...Read more

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At what age does women start to decline conceiving a baby?

At what age does women start to decline  conceiving a  baby?

Depends: Some literature talk about decline in female fertility starting at age 27 and then again at 34 and then significantly at 40. Obviously there is individual differences among women. ...Read more

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In what age does puberty generally start?

In what age does puberty generally start?

Puberty: In girls it starts between age 11-13 and it boys it starts a bit later between 13-14 years of age ...Read more

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At what age does fertility start to decrease?

At what age does fertility start to decrease?

Age 27: Most studies show a decline in fertility around age 27. A further decline generally occurs between age 36-38 and a much more significant decline on average occurs around age 42-43. However, in some women, those declines can occur much earlier. And in some women they maintain high fertility at later ages. Some unpredictability. ...Read more

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At what age does alzheimer's normally begin causing problems?

At what age does alzheimer's normally begin causing problems?

When you get it: If you have alzheimer's then it will cause problems. Age is the largest risk factor so the older you are the higher the risk. ...Read more

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At what age do teen males usually start shaving?

At what age do teen males usually start shaving?

Whenever....: When they need to!there is a wide range of ages considered to be normally starting rarely at 11-12 years old. ...Read more

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At what age do men typically start to masturbate?

At what age do men typically start to masturbate?

Pre-puberty: There is a difference between toughing one's penis as occurs inutero in infancy, and childhood and masturbation for pleasure, which occurs in early prepuberty in most males. Typically around 12 or 13 years old. ...Read more

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At what age can you start having menopause syptoms?

Menopause: Is most misdiagnosed condition. Symptoms may occur up to 10 years prior cessation of period. Blood test fsh day 3 of period may be healpful as well as total hormonal evaluation by saliva test. ...Read more

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At what age should girls start cooking?

At what age should girls start cooking?

Any age...: Whenever they become interested, girls or boys should be taught to cook undersupervision. ...Read more

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If perimenopause starts around age 35, what age do you start to feel better?

If perimenopause starts around age 35, what age do you start to feel better?

Years: Women who start to have perimenopausal symptoms can have these symptoms for 5 or more yeats before menopause. Are you talking about irregular periods, hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings? Some of these symptoms have casues other than impending menopause. Best to have evalution by physician. ...Read more