What is Menopause?

Menopause is a turning point of a women’s life. It is a phase when menstrual cycle forever comes to an end. It generally starts between the age of 40 years to 58 years, every female has menopause experience is distinctive. It is the end of women’s reproductive system. 


Every woman is born with number of eggs, which are saved in their ovaries. When ovaries stop releasing eggs every month, menstruation ceases. It is not an ailment or defect; it is a regular part of growing up. Some women are at ease with menopause because they don’t have to deal with periods, mood swings, cramps or the worry of getting pregnant. 

Menopause leads to so many changes in the body. The signs are a result of low level of estrogen and progesterone, 2 hormones made by the ovaries. The symptoms include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Weight gain as metabolism slows down 
  • Vaginal wither causes vaginal dryness
  • Osteoporosis because bones become brittle
  • Insomnia
  • Painful intercourse as the vaginal tissues diminishes
  • Mood Swings
  • Feeble hair and dry skin
  • Irregular heartbeat

When to see your doctor?

If you are experiencing the above mentioned symptoms, this may be leading up to Menopause. Fix an appointment with our specialized team of gynecologist at Bansal Global Hospital – Ph.No.  9811162832. Continue with the regular visits during and after menopause. 

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