How is Menopause Managed in Different Cultures?

how is menopause managed in different cultures

As a woman, at some point in your life you will experience menopause, the time when your periods and fertile years come to an end. No matter what race, religion, culture, or background, our shared biology means we can all expect to experience this transition. But you might be surprised to learn that the way … Read more

Top 8 Myths About Menopause Debunked

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Most women consider menopause one of their lives most frightening and traumatic phases. Such feelings may have also been aroused because of the different tell-tales and Old Wives’ Tales doing the rounds. Menopause starts at 45-55 years, though 51 is the average age. A woman is officially known to have entered the menopause phase when … Read more

Tests for Determination of Menopause

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Menopause is a natural phenomenon in women where their menstrual cycles finally end. The timeframe for menopause in most women is from 45-55 years of age. In the United States, the average age is 51 years. There are exceptions as well. Women experiencing menopause when they are 40-45 years old are in early menopause. Menopause … Read more

Can You Get Pregnant After Menopause? Let’s find out

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Menopause occurs in women when they are 45-55 years old, with 51 years being the average age in the United States. Before menopause comes perimenopause, i.e., the time around menopause. Most women experience the same when they are 40-44 years old. The perimenopause phase is marked by irregular menstrual cycle and flow. When you haven’t … Read more

Menopause and Insomnia: Causes & Treatments

Menopause and insomnia

Are you suffering from insomnia? You’re not alone. Insomnia is a common problem faced by many women during perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause. The hormonal shifts happening in your body during this time of transition are usually to blame. For some, having difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep only happens occasionally. But for others, it can … Read more

Breast Pain & Soreness in Menopause: Causes & Relief

Breast Pain

Breast pain, also known as mastalgia, is a common complaint. Almost three-quarters of women will experience some type of breast tenderness during their lifetime. But the reasons behind this phenomenon vary. In most cases, breast pain is linked to a hormonal shift. Many of us first experience breast pain during puberty. It can continue to … Read more

When Does Menopause Start in Women? Understanding the Onset

when does woman start menopause

The mean menopausal age for women in the United States is 51. Most women would experience it between 45 and 55. The majority of my friends went through menopause by the time they were 50.  That’s how it is, though there are exceptions for early and premature menopause. That is a different thing, though. As … Read more

Menopause and Alcohol: How It Affects You?

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As per 2021 data around 84% of adults aged 18 and above consumed alcohol at one time or the other in their life. Of them, around 81.9% were women, and 86.2% were men. The effect of long-term usage of alcohol on the heart isn’t an unknown fact. The data above reveals that women have less … Read more

How Long Does Menopause Last? Exploring the Duration and Phases

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This is an interesting topic, and I can speak on it endlessly. To answer the question of how long menopause lasts, the answer will be that it lasts forever till the time you live. Once you have reached the menopausal age, and you’ve gone without periods for a whole year, you are into menopause. Your … Read more

Understanding the Stages of Menopause: A Comprehensive Guide


Menopause doesn’t happen overnight; it’s a gradual process that continues for several years. This multi year journey encompasses three different stages: perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause, and each stage comes with its own unique set of experiences.  So, it’s important for all women to understand what to expect in each stage, so that you can manage … Read more