What Is Premature Menopause?

November 15, 2023

The average age of onset for menopause is the early 50s, but some women experience this hormonal shift far earlier in life. Premature menopause causes the body to stop producing certain hormones and ends menstruation in a woman’s 20s, 30s, or 40s. As the ovaries no longer produce eggs, women who go through menopause early can have ... read more

A Preview of Coming Attractions — Perimenopause

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2019

Women sometimes misunderstand perimenopause. Defined as the transition into menopause, it begins several years before menopause, as the ovaries begin to produce less estrogen. For most women, perimenopause starts when they are in their 40s, but some women can start in their 30s or even earlier. Perimenopause ends, as you would expect, when you enter ... read more

Dealing With Perimenopause

By admin
April 30, 2015

Menopause is that period in a woman's life when she stops menstruating. It occurs when the ovaries don't produce as much progesterone and estrogen as they once did. Eventually, the ovaries stop releasing eggs, a sign that menstruation is about to cease. The average age for attaining menopause is 51 years, but it can also ... read more

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