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What Age Does Menopause Start In Women
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
Earlier than others: The answer to this question is difficult to find, but I have found evidence that asian women tend to go through menopause earlier than caucasion women, for example. The average age of menopause is about 51-52, but asian women tend to begin in their 40's. The onset is variable person to person regardless of ethnicitiy. ...Read more
It depends: If you are talking about natural menopause, without any other factors, typically it is 51-54. If you throw in smoking, then subtract about 5 years. There is a condition called premature ovarian failure, however, where women can enter menopause in their 20's or 30's. Why do you ask? ...Read more
50 but it varies: Average age in the us is approximately 51. It's not unusual to have some symptoms well before that age. ...Read more
Menopause age: Average age is 52, some at age 42 some at age 62. ...Read more
Premature menopause: Menopause is when the ovaries stop making eggs and your periods no longer come. For most women, this happens in mid to late 40's or early 50s. If your ovaries truly stop working before the age of 40, it is considered abnormally early. There are many conditions that may temporarily stop menstruation, including pregnancy. See your doctor if your periods have stopped and you don't know why. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was just wondering why does menopause only happen in a women's 40's or 50's and not other ages?
Age of Menopause: The average age of menopause (cessation of menses for one year) is approximately 55 in the U.S. Some women will experience premature ovarian failure much younger, even in their twenties. Women who have a partial hysterectomy will often have earlier ovarian failure than they would have otherwise because of the blood supply to the ovaries being affected. The age is generally the same as her mom. ...Read more
The normal female starts menopause in her 50's. Can you tell me at what age the tested/researched women periods started?
Why d & c is needed if a woman does not have no bleeding and thinks she menopausal because of her advance age which is 54year. Currently on tamoxifen?
Not sure: Tamoxifen increases your risk of uterine cancer. If you had an ultrasound that showed thickened uterine lyning, your doctor may want to do a d;c to check for precancerous condition of your uterus. Without an abnormal ultrasound and without postmenopausal bleeding, i can't think of any reason why you need a d;c. ...Read more
Why glycemia range is different between man and woman? Sexual hormones? A 30 yo woman in menopause has the same range of a man of the same age? Thanks
What is the acceptable range for endometrium lining before and after menopause for 50 yrs Asian women? If within range, is biopsy required for my age?
How true when women gets closer to menopause, new fibroids will not form after multiple fibroids were removed by open myomectomy at age 44?
Possible: Anytime a uterus is present fibroids possibly can develop or grow. It becomes less of a problem as you age, especially if they have to start"from scratch" after having any visible ones removed. Fiboids largely depend on estrogen for growth, so as you get closer to menopause this level decreases. ...Read more
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