Sunday, 3 August 2014
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Menopause is defined as the permanent cessation of the primary function of the ovaries, to releases ova, and there by release of hormones. Is the state of uterus and the absence of menstrual flow or periods. Is a natural aging factor of every women in their life, is the cessation of the women reproductive ability, or is the end of the fertile phase of a women's life.
Usually occur in between 40-50 years of age. It will confirmed, by an absence of menstrual periods for 12 months.
Menopause can be results of medical procedures or surgical interventions and of genetics or an auto immune disorder, before the age of 40 years is termed as premature menopause, is mainly caused by premature ovarian failure.
Natural menopause is not brought on by any type of medical or surgical treatment it is gradual and has 3 stages.
1.Pre-menopause:- It is the term for the years leading up to menopause, just 1-2 years before the onset of menopause.
2.Post menopause:- It is the part of a women's life that occurs after the date of menopause.
3.Perimenopause:- It is the term for the menopause transition years the time both before and after the last ever while hormonal levels are still fluctuating erratically.
It begins several years before of menopause. In this stage many women experienced menopause symptoms. Its last for 1-2 years. In this, ovaries gradually make less estrogen, and the drop in estrogen quickens.
Its a natural aging factor, in every women's life. And its normal part of life. If it happens after the age of 40 years. And it happens due to the ovaries no longer release an egg, every month and menstruation stops, But in some women it happens before the age of 40, termed as premature menopause due to surgical or medical interventions or some accidents leads to permanent menopause. Example- hysterectomy with bilateral oopherectomy.
Menopause can be occur by premature ovarian failure, may be cause of genetics and or an auto immune disorder
SIGNS AND EFFECTS:-
During the period of menopause the body responds to the rapidly fluctuating and dropping levels of the hormones leads to many complaints—includes. First and foremost will have hot flashes, that is a sudden feeling of warmth that, spreads the upper-body with blushing and sweating especially night sweating known as vasomotor instability.
Lack of energy and insomnia [sleeplessness]. Moods-wings as irritability, easily gets anger, depression, anxiety, lack of concentration, memory problems.
Fatigue, racing heart, palpitations, migraine headaches, effects such as formication [itching tingling crawling sensations].
Loss of libido, vaginal dryness, thinning and loss in elasticity of the genital organs, and atrophy of urogenital organs.
Recurrent skin and vaginal infections, in creased urinary frequency, urgency, and urinary incontinence.
Joint pains, osteopenia, osteoporosis, myalgias [general body pains], tendency towards become obesity. Abnormal vaginal bleeding’s in rare conditions.