Menopause: Midlife Crisis With Benefits?


Finding Meaning in Menopause Menopause is a term known by women of all ages, and yet, most would be hard pressed to define it correctly. From a medical point of view, it means going twelve consecutive months without a menstrual period (or any vaginal bleeding).  A woman can go three months or more without a period, and then out of the blue, one comes along and she has to start the countdown all over again! Once all bleeding stops, the hard part is usually over. It is the years leading up to menopause that is generally fraught with all the problems! What Is Peri-Menopause? Who knew that the “synchronized unraveling” of the monthly rise and fall of hormones, known as … Read More