Can I reverse premature menopause?

There is no treatment that can reverse or prevent premature menopause. Hormone therapy and other treatments are available to help relieve the symptoms of premature menopause. Complications of premature menopause include infertility and an increased risk for osteoporosis.

What is the earliest age for premature menopause?

Menopause that happens before age 40 is called premature menopause. Menopause that happens between 40 and 45 is called early menopause. About 5% of women naturally go through early menopause.

Does early menopause mean early death?

(Reuters Health) – Women who enter menopause before age 45 are more likely to have cardiovascular problems and to die younger than women who enter menopause later in life, according to a new analysis.

Could I be going through menopause at 35?

Most women begin menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, with an average age of 51 in the United States. But for some women, menopause comes early. If you’re between the ages of 35 and 45 and have missed your period for three months or more, you may be going through menopause earlier than normal.

Why is early menopause bad?

Research indicates that early menopause, which results in the loss of estrogen and other hormones, increases the risks for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, sleep disturbances, dementia and all-cause mortality.

Is premature menopause bad?

Premature menopause and early menopause, whether spontaneous or induced, are associated with long-term health risks which may include premature death, cardiovascular disease, neurologic disease, osteoporosis, psychosexual dysfunction, and mood disorders. Estrogen mitigates some but not all of these consequences.

Can menopause make you feel poorly?

For example, some of the more classic symptoms of menopause can make some women feel nauseous. Migraines, dizziness, anxiety, insomnia and digestive issues may all result in nausea. And if you’re taking HRT, that could be a culprit.

How long does late stage perimenopause last?

The average duration is three to four years, although it can last just a few months or extend as long as a decade. Some women feel buffeted by hot flashes and wiped out by heavy periods; many have no bothersome symptoms. Periods may end more or less abruptly for some, while others may menstruate erratically for years.

How to deal with the symptoms of premature menopause?

The symptoms and health risks of premature menopause, as well as the emotional issues that may result from it, can be managed with the methods similar to those used for natural menopause. Women dealing with infertility that is brought on by premature menopause may want to discuss their options with their doctor or with a reproductive specialist.

Are there any forums or support groups for menopause?

With members posting every day, there’s not much that isn’t spoken about on here – including everything from menopausal sex, the ups and downs of HRT, and post-menopausal bleeding. There are hundreds of users on the Menopause Matters forum, so you’re bound to find someone to relate to, or someone who is facing a similar issue as you.

What is the Red Hot Mamas menopause support group?

The Red Hot Mamas Menopause Support Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by Red Hot Mamas, an Inspire trusted partner.

Is there hormone replacement therapy for premature menopause?

Given the health risks associated with early menopause, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is routinely recommended to all women with premature menopause or primary ovarian insufficiency, unless there is a compelling reason it can’t be used. There is a lot of confusion about the safety of hormone therapies.