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Menopause: Everything You Need To Know

5 MIN READ • 12th May 2021
Jessica Elkin by Jessica Elkin

What is the menopause?

The menopause is the phase in a woman’s life cycle where her periods stop and she becomes unable to have children,” says Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa, founder and GP at Your Doctor (your-doctor.co.uk).

What age does the menopause start?

The average age of the start of menopause is around 45, with many women hitting the peak of their menopause symptoms at age 50.

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