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When does menopause begin? What age?

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What age do you normally start going through the change i normally have my period every 26 days and i am 7 days late but i have been sterilised 7 years ago


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replied April 12th, 2007
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If your menstrual periods are still regular this probably indicates that your ovaries weren’t removed 7 wears ago but that only that the tubes were tighten/tied. You will not start menopause as long as your ovaries are functional. Women in menopause, by definition, must experience a lack of menstruation for more than a year before the condition can be confirmed.The onset of menopause varies in different women. Menopause usually starts, however, after 45. The earlier stages of menopause include a time when the mesntrual period becomes irregular and is followed by a complete lack of menstruation. Women in whom both ovaries have been removed begin menopause immediately. Such condition require that these women usually need estrogen supplements.
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