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Menopause Age

All You Need to Know About Menopause

Menopause is the time that reflects the end of your menstrual cycle. It is diagnosed after 12 months of you have gone without a period. It is a natural biological process. Menopause generally happens in the age group of the late 40s to 50s.

Symptoms of Menopause

Listed below are symptoms which may help you understand that you are approaching towards your menopausal age:

  • Hot flashes
  • Irregular periods
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Night sweats
  • Chills
  • Sleep problems
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain
  • Thinning hair
  • Dry skin
  • Loss of breast fullness

Changes in menstruation vary from woman to woman. It is very common if you face irregularity in your period before it ends, skipping your period during this phase is common. Sometimes your period will come every alternate month or skip several months and start again for a few months. Your period may be shorter.

It is recommended that you visit your gynecologist regularly during the menopausal phase. Also, it is suggested to visit your gynecologist post your menopause. Always seek medical advice if you bleed post your menopause.

Author: Dr Deepika Aggarwal
Backed by over two decades of clinical experience, Dr. Deepika Aggarwal is one of the most trusted obstetricians and gynaecologists in Gurgaon. She is recognized internationally for her contributions to the field of obstetrics and gynaecology and is a member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London. She specializes in high-risk pregnancies, managing recurrent pregnancy losses, endoscopic surgeries, cervical screening for cancers, and normal deliveries post-cesarean section.