This is the end of the reproductive period of a woman. This occurs between the ages of 45 and 50. The ovarian hormone being gradually withdrawn and ovulation ceases. The menopause is thought to take about 2 years The time is known as climacteric.
The effect of this upon various systems of the body: it causes certain physical symptoms Hot flush,
1. Palpitation, tendency to obesity
2. Vasomotor expressed as hot flashes
3. Psychological depression , anxiety mood swing etc
These are all physiological changes but are associated with psychological actions. Women should not expect ill health and they should be encouraged to live active interesting lives. For profuse, prolong and irregular bleeding, medical aid should be sought to exclude the possibility of malignancy.