If you are a woman in midlife, you have probably heard a lot about menopause recently in the media. But what is menopause, and why is the menopause transition often referred to as a challenging negative time in a woman’s life?
Today, approximately, a third of women are going through menopause right now. The average age of menopause is 51, but the main hormonal changes occur in the years preceding this occurrence. This time is called Perimenopause. And in fact, menopause is only the day 12 months after you last had a period after which, you are a post-menopausal woman.