Causes of Menopause


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Cause details for Menopause: Just like puberty, menopause is a normal part of life. It is really the end of a long, slow process. When you are in your mid-30ís, your ovaries begin to change how much estrogen and progesterone, two female hormones, they make. These are both important for normal menstrual cycles and successful pregnancy. Estrogen helps to keep bones healthy. It may also have an effect on cholesterol levels in your blood, help keep skin and arteries more elastic, and possibly help memory. 1

Menopause as a complication: Other conditions that might have Menopause as a complication might be potential underlying causes of Menopause. The list of conditions listing Menopause as a complication in our database includes:

Menopause as a symptom: Conditions listing Menopause as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Menopause. The list of conditions listing Menopause as a symptom in our database includes:

Causes of Menopause: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Menopause:

Related information for causes of Menopause: Further relevant information on causes of Menopause may be found in the risk factors for Menopause and underlying causes of Menopause.

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Menopause - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

Last revision: June 3, 2003

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