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What is Menopause? Is it harmful? Is pregnancy still possible after Menopause?

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What is Menopause? Is it safe?

Menopause is the state when a woman stops having her monthly periods. It is best defined as a permanent termination of her periods. Menopause is a common part of a woman’s life. It is the time in a woman’s life in which she naturally stop having menstrual periods. Menopause marks the end of the female reproductive years.

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Menopause symptoms- How will menopause affect?

The troubles can be hot flashes or trouble during sleeps. A woman having irregular periods, irregular periods can be your first sign of menopause. The symptoms can also occur due to hormone levels in one’s body. Most women, their hormone levels fluctuates in an unpredictable way during the adaptation of their menopause. Other symptoms can be vaginal and urinary tract changes. The urethra becomes dry, inflamed or will cause irritation. This can cause vaginal dryness and frequent urination.

One might experience mood swings, and less interest in intercourse. It may took one longer time to get aroused.
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What is perimenopause? How does this related to menopause?

It is known as the transition to menopause. That can last between two and eight years, depending on one’s physical health. Most of the women transits their menopause for about four years.

When does Menopause usually happen?

This happens when one have gone 12 months in a row without having any sort of bleeding or spots. The range for women for their menopause is usually between 45 to 58 years of age.
Menopause may happen earlier by these following reasons-
Pregnancy, more than one pregnancy can delay the menopause. Smoking, various studies has shown that women who smokes are likely to have 2 years earlier menopause. Certain health related problems can also cause menopause to start earlier.
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Can one get pregnant even after their menopause?

One can still get pregnant in their perimenopause. During perimenopause, you may still ovulate, or release an egg. Which will lead to fertilization and one can end up being pregnant. If you don’t want to get pregnant, do use contraceptive methods each time while performing unprotected relationships. It will also protect you from having STIs.

You can’t get pregnant after menopause. During menopause there is no production of egg in the ovaries. By this, a woman cannot ovulate or get pregnant.

Physical changes you can get after your menopause? 

Your waist could get larger. One can lose muscle and can have higher amount of fat accumulated in their body. One might end up having stiff muscles. Your skin could lose some important muscles that could end it up looking thin. Internally, one can have headaches, memory problems or joint problems.

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