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What is natural menopause?

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Natural menopause is the permanent ending of menstruation that is not brought on by any type of medical treatment. For women undergoing natural menopause, the process is described in three stages: perimenopause (premenopause), menopause, and postmenopause.

From: Medical Causes of Menopause WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

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