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Causes of Menopause

Causes of Menopause

Menopause is caused by a fall in hormone levels and is a natural part of the aging process.

Menopause: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Menopause, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Menopause:

Menopause: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Menopause: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Menopause:

Causes of Broader Categories of Menopause: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Menopause as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Menopause as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Menopause. Our database lists the following as having Menopause as a complication of that condition:

Menopause as a symptom:

Conditions listing Menopause as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Menopause. Our database lists the following as having Menopause as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Menopause?

Article excerpts about the causes of Menopause:
Just like puberty, menopause is a normal part of life. It is really the end of a long, slow process. When you are in your mid-30ís, your ovaries begin to change how much estrogen and progesterone, two female hormones, they make. These are both important for normal menstrual cycles and successful pregnancy. Estrogen helps to keep bones healthy. It may also have an effect on cholesterol levels in your blood, help keep skin and arteries more elastic, and possibly help memory. (Source: excerpt from Menopause -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Medical news summaries relating to Menopause:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Menopause:

Related information on causes of Menopause:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Menopause may be found in:

 

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