Management of menopause

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Abstract

Menopause marks the end of a woman s reproductive life, where eggs are no longer released by the ovary and oestrogen and progesterone production ceases. The word menopause refers to the last or final menstrual period (FMP) a woman experiences. Most women become menopausal naturally between 45 and 55 years, with the average age of onset at around 50 years. North American Menopause Society terminology explains the timing of menopause in a woman s life and whether it is early, natural or induced:
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23 - 29
Number of pages7
JournalPharmacy News
VolumeDecember
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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