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Understanding Menopause -- the Basics
Menopause simply means the end of menstruation for one year. As a woman ages, there is a gradual decline in the function of her ovaries and the production of estrogen. Around the time a woman turns 40, this process speeds up. This transition is known as perimenopause.
Women typically menstruate for the last time at about 50 years of age. A few stop menstruating as young as 40, and a very small percentage as late as 60. Women who smoke tend to go through menopause a few years earlier than nonsmokers...
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Alliance for Aging Research2021 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
202-293-2856 www.agingresearch.org American Urogynecologic Association
2025 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 367-1167 www.augs.org
Patient Site: www.mypelvichealth.org American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, Kan. 66211-2672
E-mail: email@example.com www.aafp.org American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Women's Initiative601 East St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20049
800-424-3410 http://www.aarp.org/ American Cancer Society1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30329-4251
800-227-2345 www.cancer.org American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)P.O. Box 96920
Washington, D.C. 20090-6920
800-762-2264 www.acog.org The North American Menopause Society
5900 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 390
Mayfield Heights, OH, 44124
www.menopause.org American Society for Reproductive Medicine1209 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, Ala. 35216-2809
205-978-5000 www.asrm.org National Cancer Institute
Building 31, Room 10A03
31 Center Dr., MSC 2580
Bethesda, Md. 20892-2580
800-422-6237 (800-4-CANCER) www.nci.nih.gov National Institute on AgingBuilding 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
800-222-4225 (TTY) www.nih.gov/nia National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus http://medlineplus.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menopause.html
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org National Osteoporosis Foundation
1232 22nd St., N. W.
Washington, D.C. 20037 www.nof.org Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201
www.womenshealth.gov National Women's Health Resource Center157 Broad Street, Suite 315
Red Bank, NJ 07701
877-986-9472 (a toll-free number)
www.healthywomen.org OBGYN.net www.obgyn.net The Hormone Foundation
8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5817