Menopause is the end of the reproductive phase of the woman with some very annoying symptoms.
There are two landmark events in female’s life one is menarche and the other is menopause. One is beginning of reproductive life and the other is end of reproductive life. Menopause is an incident which declares the end of the functions of the female reproductive organs. The phase of menopause is also called climacteric which can last from one to five years. The secreting of female hormones gradually decreases. The secretion of oestrogen is almost stopped. The age at which menopause occurs is
Sudden cessation of menstruation
Gradually reduction of flow till it finally stops.
Stoppage after series of delayed menses
Profuse flow lasting for longer periods and
Common concern for females during menopause are varied the hot flushes or flashes of heat with sweating and anxiety is the common concern of most woman. There are alternating states of chilliness and heat. The dwindling of the shape of breast is matter of concern of beauty conscious woman. This is direct effect of the diminution of hormones. The body may turn barrel shaped due to accumulation of fat around the hips and waist. Pigmented spots and warts around neck is very annoying for beauty conscious woman. They feel very awkward in the company of men due to this dis figuration. This gives them shabby and ugly look. Constipation, flatulence palpitations hot flushes and hypertension area other area of concern for ladies obesity is the other complication of menopause. The woman becomes obese after menopause. Some woman becomes very obsessed with their obesity problem and they seek all type of treatments.