Natural menopause: 12 consecutive months of amenorrhea in a nonpregnant woman ≥40 years of age; mean age of 51 years; resulting from loss of ovarian activity
Clinical diagnosis—12 consecutive months of amenorrhea in a nonpregnant woman ≥40 years of age
Cessation of menses:
Generally preceded by a period of irregular cycles with heavy vaginal...
A DEXA scan at age 65 years and younger women with risk equivalent to age 65 years.
If HRT initiated, consider decrease or discontinuation after ...
E28.310 Symptomatic premature menopause
N95.1 Menopausal and female climacteric states
Z78.0 Asymptomatic menopausal state
E89.40 Asymptomatic postprocedural ovarian failure
Menopause is usually diagnosed by history alone.
HT can be used short term for relief of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms but should not be used for long-term prevention of CVD.
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