Menopause - Balanced Hormones Center

What is menopause?

Menopause is a natural transition that most women experience as they age. Typically happening around ages 45-55, menopause signifies the end of a woman's reproductive years.

During menopause, a woman's body produces less of the key hormones estrogen and progesterone. This leads to changes in her menstrual cycles, eventually stopping monthly periods altogether. Other common symptoms include:

The transition starts when menstrual cycles become irregular - a phase known as perimenopause. Perimenopause lasts up on average 4 years until menopause, after which a woman does not menstruate for 12 months.

The reduced hormone levels affect more than just periods. For some women, symptoms can significantly impact daily comfort and quality of life. If you're struggling with difficult menopausal side effects, consider contacting Balanced Hormones Center about hormone therapy. Their caring doctors can help identify treatment options tailored to your unique needs. Many women find customized bioidentical hormone regimens dramatically relieve hot flashes, sleep disruption, libido changes, and mood instability.

Now back to understanding menopause basics...

While menopause ends fertility, women can still live healthy, active lives in the decades ahead. Making smart lifestyle adjustments can ease the transition:

Remember - you're not alone! Menopause is a shared passage for womankind. With the right information and support, many women sail through it smoothly. This natural transition may close the childbearing chapter, but it opens up new possibilities for personal growth and life adventures post-periods. The future remains bright!

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