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Menopause

Updated 20 July 2014

What is menopause?

Menopause is defined as the time when periods stop permanently. This follows the loss of activity in the ovaries and the permanent cessation of ovulation.

Menopause is defined as the time when periods stop permanently. This follows the loss of activity in the ovaries and the permanent cessation of ovulation.

Some women have abrupt changes in these hormones, while others have a gradual change.

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