Prognosis of Menopause


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Menopause usually refers to the likely outcome of Menopause. The prognosis of Menopause may include the duration of Menopause, chances of complications of Menopause, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Menopause, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Menopause. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Duration of Menopause: Perimenopausal transition may last several years.
Complications: see complications of Menopause

Prognosis of Menopause discussion: For your grandmother or great-grandmother, life expectancy was shorter and reaching menopause did mean that their life was nearing its end. Not so for you because today we are all living longer—on average, until 78. Make the most of the 20, 30, or more years you have ahead.1

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

Last revision: June 3, 2003

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