General OverviewMenopause is the time when the menstrual period ceases and the ovaries permanently stop releasing eggs. Menopause is considered complete when a woman has been without her period for a full year.More
- What is menopause?
- What are the risk factors?
- What are the symptoms?
- How is it diagnosed?
- How is it treated?
- What are the screening tests?
- How can I reduce my risk?
- What should I ask my healthcare provider about menopause?
Find answers in our in-depth report on menopause:
Living With MenopauseIn her own words: living with menopauseManaging symptoms of menopauseSimple strategies that may help you manage hot flashes, emotional upsets, and other symptoms associated with menopause.Sex after menopauseMenopausal changes can affect sexuality. Find out what you can do.
Special TopicsNutrition and menopauseLearn about the special nutritional needs of menopausal women and how diet may affect menopausal discomfort.
- Menorrhagia (heavy or extended bleeding)
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Urinary incontinence, female
- Urinary tract infection
Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)
American Menopause Foundation
National Women's Health Network
The North American Menopause Society