the period of permanent cessation of menstruation, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55.
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How to use menopause in a sentence
Only humans and four types of whales are known to experience menopause—when the body stops being able to reproduce but life continues.
Before and during menopause, women typically suffer “hot flashes,” changes in their periods and sometimes mood swings.How medicine sought to control women’s bodies while ignoring their symptoms | Susan Okie | July 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Many of them may experience menopause symptoms — which include anxiety, difficulty sleeping and joint pain — as they typically occur between the ages 45 and 55 years old, according to Harvard Business Review.‘I was fired by a client’: Breaking the taboo around menopause and the workplace | Jessica Davies | April 1, 2021 | Digiday
Taylor has since set up The Latte Lounge, an international advice support network for women over 40, which is now fielding demand from companies to help develop their staff benefits, from menopause guidelines to group clinics with specialist doctors.‘I was fired by a client’: Breaking the taboo around menopause and the workplace | Jessica Davies | April 1, 2021 | Digiday
At some point, all women will experience menopause symptoms.‘It knocks your confidence’: Confessions of an agency director on menopause discrimination | Jessica Davies | March 24, 2021 | Digiday
I take calcium and vitamin D supplements, but prescription medications are generally only for women in menopause.
A few years ago my Mom was very sick, I was going into menopause and was stressed out, tired, puffy and sad.
The results held even after controlling for differences in persistence of symptoms, as well as age and type of menopause.
Diet may be a key piece of this, says Dr. Margery Gass, the executive director of the North American menopause Society.
This situation strikes some as illogical when characters' story lines involve such issues as menopause, aging, and pregnancy.
In temperate climates this menopause occurs about the forty-fifth year, but it may come earlier or considerably later.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
Some of the symptoms of the menopause have been cured in the same way.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
The consequent artificial menopause has a decidedly injurious effect on the woman's general physical and mental health.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
This must be insisted upon, for, at the present time, unfavorable suggestion with regard to the menopause is the universal rule.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
At the menopause the woman's reproductive activity declines and finally ends.Private Sex Advice to Women | R. B. Armitage
British Dictionary definitions for menopause
the period during which a woman's menstrual cycle ceases, normally occurring at an age of 45 to 50: Nontechnical name: change of life
- menopausal or rare menopausic, adjective
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Scientific definitions for menopause
The time at which menstruation ceases, occurring usually between 45 and 55 years of age in humans.
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Cultural definitions for menopause
The period in a woman's life when her menstrual cycles stop. Menopause typically occurs between the ages of forty-five and fifty-five.
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