When your period stops are you in menopause? It depends, it’s a matter of months when menopause happens so, let’s count first.
This is probably the number one question. How come this thing that’s been happening to me every month or so for the past 30 to 40 years is suddenly stopping and how many months without it before I can actually consider it definitely over?
Ovarian activity may be uneven, hence the irregular periods
A woman is confirmed to be in menopause following 12 consecutive months without a period. However, certain women see their periods return even after a year without them. This can represent a return of ovarian activity when the ovaries begin functioning again, but only temporarily. A pelvic ultrasound can eliminate other reasons for the bleeding. A recommendation will be to follow up on regular gynecologist check to be sure of ovarian activity.
TIPS TO UNDERSTAND WHEN IS MENOPAUSE OFFICIAL
- 12 months in a row without a period is often a sign that menopause happened
- Gynecological regular check is recommended in order to be sure of ovarian activity
Menopause and birth control: Do we have to stop the birth control during menopause and how does menopause affect fertility?
Stopping the birth control should be based on your symptoms and the recommendations of a gynecologist. Read why you may need a birth control during menopause here.
Can you get endometriosis during menopause?
Does endometriosis go after menopause? Predicting whether it’s going to stop or not isn’t easy. Let’s check the signs but first of all let’s start with the definition of endometriosis, how and why it occurs and when does it stop?
Skin & Beauty
How can I help my skin during menopause ? Best advices for a good skin care routine
Menopause is a very personal journey, deeply linked to your genes and familial heritage. Yet there are also a series of external factors. Those external factors can be managed thanks to a good skin-care routine.