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Synonyms for post-menopause

the state in which women have stopped ovulating

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HORMONESbrA new study examined the possibility of developing synthetic ovaries to treat symptoms associated with menopause and post-menopause symptoms.While hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can manage most menopause symptoms, research released in the early 2000s found that HRT administered to women in form of oils or a patch could significantly increase their risk of heart ailments, certain cancers and stroke.
This is evidenced by the Atrophy of the vaGina in womAn in post-menopause in itAly (AGATA) study reporting GSM symptoms in 64.7% of women at one year and 84.2% at six years post-menopause (Palma et al., 2016).
STAY ACTIVE "WE all dread the middle-age spread and it transpires weight gain post-menopause is a very real phenomenon," says Imogen Watson, dietitian and medical nutrition manager at healthcare company Abbott.
Women were eligible for inclusion if they were aged 45-55 years, were at least one to five years post-menopause, not smoking or consuming alcohol, not having physical or mental disease, not using relaxation techniques, and not using hormonal or herbal therapies.
Medical issues are a big one, because I am a dude with a uterus and ovaries that I can't get rid of because they are still 'functional' and 'healthy,' although I am post-menopause. However, I am a smart enough man to know I can't speak for Transmen who might want to carry children.
3) Check if you're going through menopause, pre- or post-menopause. Hot flashes and night sweats can interrupt your sleep.
And, although hormonal imbalances can occur at any age, most women who have reached pre and post-menopause are more likely to be disturbed by night sweats, weight gain and mood swings, as well as a noticeable decrease in sexual desire.
But sadly those hormones don't mean we're not at risk: 'Post-menopause, the rate of heart disease in women shoots up and actually overtakes that of men,' says Dr Martin Godfrey.
The vasomotor symptoms' prevalence varies from 14% to 51% in pre-menopause period, from 35% to 50% in peri-menopause and from 30% to 80% in post-menopause (National Institutes of Health, 2005).
In the post-menopause and menopause period, when estrogen levels naturally cease, the lignans act the agonists, acting as estrogens, although less potent (Chilibeck and collaborators, 2008).
It is more likely to be an issue for pregnant women in their third trimester and women going through the menopause or post-menopause. Snoring is also thought to be hereditary, with around two thirds of sufferers having noisy sleeping family members.
Menopausal symptoms: do life events predict severity of symptoms in periand post-menopause Maturitas 2012;72:324-31.
The term menopause is used for the permanent cessation of menstruation, after 12 consecutive months of amenorrhea, resulting from the loss of ovarian follicular activity.1 According to WHO the term post-menopause is defined as dating from the final menstrual period regardless of whether the menopause was induced or spontaneous.2
In women without a uterus, menopause or post-menopause is characterised by very high follicular-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels.