What is Menopause?

Menopause is a natural phenomenon, it is not a disease.The term menopause etymologically means "no more menstrual cycle", and designates the period, which occurs when the ovaries stop producing the hormones of reproduction: estrogen and progesterone.

Menopause begins mostly around 50 years. Taking a contraceptive pill does not change the age when menopause occurs naturally.

This unique experience is experienced very differently depending on women, countries and cultures.

At what age menopause begins?

Menopause occurs on average at 51 years. But it depend from a woman to another, this step can occur naturally between 40 and 55 years. It is generally happen in advance a year or two among large smokers. In addition, certain genetic factors can play. The date of onset of menopause is often the same for a mother and daughter.