Menopause is the time of a woman’s life in which her ovaries cease to produce eggs and menstruation stops. Menopause occurs when hormones that regulate egg release decrease in production. For many women, menopause brings about physical and emotional changes ranging from changes in skin and hair quality, weight gain, mood swings, and even osteoporosis.
For many women, the onset of menopause begins after the age of 40. Some women can go through menopause early because of disease or damage to the ovaries. Women are said to be in menopause after going without a period for 12 consecutive months.
Not every woman experiences symptoms, and for many individuals, the symptoms of the condition are mild. Other women experience severe symptoms as part of the reduction in estrogen production. Menopause takes several years to complete.
Menopausal women are at an increased risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other health conditions, because of their decreased estrogen production. The Infinity Medical Group offers effective treatments for menopausal women, symptoms of the condition, and the health risks associated with the condition.
Symptoms of the condition include:
- Irregular vaginal bleeding
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Urinary incontinence
- Mood swings
- Changes in hair and skin quality
- Weight gain
- Are you experiencing the symptoms of menopause? Call Infinity Medical Group at 1.888.716.0559.