Menopause is defined as the time when there has been no menstrual periods for 12 consecutive months and no other biological or physiological cause can be identified. It is the end of fertility, the end of the childbearing years
Menopause is different for every woman. While the average age for menopause in Australia 52, menopause typically occurs anywhere between the ages of 45 and 60. Some women do not experience any discomfort, while others have a difficult time and experience a number of unpleasant symptoms. It is normal to experience a range of different emotions. Knowledge about the physical changes and symptoms that may occur, and awareness of your treatment options, can be empowering as you approach this time of life.
Management of menopause (HRT and Non-HRT)