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I am almost 45 yrs old.Bad headaches before & after period. Menopause? How long does menopause last?

I am almost 45 yrs old.Bad headaches before & after period. Menopause? How long does menopause last?

Ask your mother: Your menopause duration may be approximated by your mother's. Menstrual HA's may respond to various protocols. If you'd like to sign up for a virtual consult I'd be happy to share some of the most successful ones I've had with patients in my Womens Headache Clinic. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR por si acaso te gustaria una cita por el Internet. Ciao! ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as 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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When do women generally start peri menopause and how long does it last?

When do women generally start peri menopause and how long does it last?

Varies: Women can start perimenopause around 40 and can last from 1 year to 10years with the usual range being around 5-6years. ...Read more

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How to know when do women generally start menopause and how long does it last?

How to know when do women generally start menopause and how long does it last?

Average age 51: Age 51 is the average age of the last menstrual period. "menopause" is a transition period, and the hormonal changes can vary over months to years. Some women begin this transition during their late 30s or early 40s. Blood tests with your gynecologist can determine if this is the case for you. ...Read more

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How long does menopause last?

How long does menopause last?

Menopause: Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstrual periods for 1 year. The symptoms of menopause can continue for a short period of time in some women e.g. For a few months or in other women symptoms can continue for 20 + years. If you are experiencing symptoms related to menopause, see your doctor for relief of these symptoms. ...Read more

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If I am now 54, how long does menopause last?

Menopause: Menopause is defined as the normal ending of the menstrual cycle after one year without a period. The ovaries stop producing eggs and hormones. So women can no longer conceive after menopause and decreasing hormone levels can cause symptoms of aging, hot flashes, mood changes, skin changes less libido and vaginal dryness. Symptoms can be treated with both traditional and natural approaches. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does menopause usually last?

Can you tell me how long does menopause usually last?

Varies: The definition of "menopause" is no period for 12 months. The symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, sleep problems, etc.) can go on for years. There are ways to address the various problems. Check out the north american menopause society website for help. ...Read more

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How long does the pain from going through menopause last?

????: Menopause should not cause any pain ! if u are having pain u need to see your gyn for a work-up, menopause can cause bad hot flashes and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the menopause actually last for please?

The end of periods: The medical definition of menopause is no periods for a year. The average age at menopause is around 50 yo. Usually periods become more irregular before they finally stop. This can last for several years. It's not possible to predict the final menstrual period very accurately. It occurs when the ovaries stop producing hormones. ...Read more

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How long would menopause last and when do you know you are through it?

How long would menopause last and when do you know you are through it?

Menopause: Menopause is defined as the normal ending of the menstrual cycle after one year without a period. The ovaries stop producing eggs and hormones. So women can no longer conceive after menopause and decreasing hormone levels can cause symptoms of aging, hot flashes, mood changes, skin changes less libido and vaginal dryness. Symptoms can be treated with both traditional and natural approaches. ...Read more

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How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

U mean hot flashes?: Hot flashes can last a few months up to many yrs everyone is different there are many vits and herbs u can try or script meds that work very well, you will be in menopause until u die. ...Read more