A Woman's Natural Evolution
Beginning at puberty, one or two eggs is released from the body every 21-35 days during ovulation. Menopause specifically occurs when the ovaries no longer release an egg every month and the cycle of menstruation stops, but the term is also routinely used to refer to any of the associated changes that a woman goes through either just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period.
The onset of menopause is actually a very gradual process,
which can be broken down into three stages:
The Latter Stages Of Perimenopause
Throughout menopause women typically experience a variety of symptoms. Although every woman’s experience is different some of the more common signs associated with menopause include:
Menopause Is A Normal Part Of Aging
Some women may undergo menopause early, either as a result of surgery, such as a hysterectomy, or damage to the ovaries, such as from chemotherapy. Menopause that happens before 40, regardless of the cause, is called premature menopause. Although menopause is unavoidable and there is no way to prevent it, our board-certified gynecologists can recommend a number of treatments that can help reduce the severity of your symptoms.