Menopause is a sensitive periods of a woman’s life. Some women become more anxious or depressed during this period. Menopause mostly occurs in the 40s or 50sm, which is a normal procedure in women’s body.
During aging, ovaries stop producing female hormones such as estrogen and the level of this hormone begins to decrease. These hormonal changes leads to decreasing fertility. If these changes occur before 40, means to premature menopause or early menopause.
After menopause some women may experience some symptoms, such as heart diseases, osteoporosis and so on. Before menopause the risk of these diseases is so low.
Ovaries secrete the estrogen and progesterone hormones, so, removing ovary or uterus, leads to stop menstrual. Then, hysterectomy is one reason of premature menopause.
Chemotherapy which is used to treat the cancer, can be a motivation for premature menopause and causes to appear some symptoms such as hot flash in women.
- Primary insufficiency of ovaries
Low level of estrogen, and high level of FSH in youthful period, can be a symptoms of premature menopause.
- Over weighting or weight loss
Weight changes affect on menopause. So, try to keep your weight on a balanced mood.
- Hormonal disorders
- Auto immune diseases
Premature menopause symptoms
Some signs and symptoms are as following:
- Hot flash
- Vaginal dryness
- Dry skin
- Emotional changes
Contact Dr. Mitra Bahmanpour, Gynecologist
Address: Khalij Fars Building. Next to 18th st. Velenjak. Tehran. Iran
Tell: +9821- 26641827