is an important time in a woman's life. Her body is going through
changes that can affect her social life, her feelings about herself and
her functioning at work.
Menopause is the medical term for the end
of a woman's menstrual period. It is a natural part of aging, and
occurs when ovaries stop making hormones called estrogen and progesterone.
estrogen and progesterone levels to drop, and leads to the end of monthly menstrual
periods. This usually happens between the ages of 45 and 60, but can
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