Menopause is the natural end of a woman's menstrual cycle. It typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, but it can happen earlier or later. Menopause is caused by a decrease in the production of estrogen and progesterone, two hormones that regulate the menstrual cycle. 

Menopause: What is it and what to expect

Common symptoms of menopause

The most common symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood changes, and trouble sleeping. Other symptoms may include weight gain, hair loss, and decreased sex drive.

Medical treatments for menopause

If the symptoms of menopause are severe, your doctor may recommend medical treatments, such as hormone therapy

Preventing health problems after menopause

– Maintaining a healthy weight – Eating a healthy diet – Exercising regularly – Not smoking – Getting regular checkups from your doctor

Menopause is a natural part of life

Menopause is a natural part of life. It is important to remember that you are not alone. There are many resources available to help you manage the symptoms of menopause and live a healthy and fulfilling life.