Your Body After Menopause
As you’ve grown older, your estrogen level has decreased. Menopause, and then postmenopause, occur naturally as this hormone level changes and periods gradually taper off. Starting during menopause and continuing into postmenopause, a variety of symptoms can appear.
What You Can Expect
- For many women in the United States, menopause starts around age 51
- Once it starts, postmenopause is a stage you will remain in for the rest of your life