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Women reach that age when their womb no longer prepares itself for pregnancy. At this stage, the woman stops seeing her monthly period and her hormones change slowly. This phase is generally called a menopause, and it is the moment when the ovaries stop functioning.
When does menopause occur in women?
Depending on genes inherited, the advent of this period in a woman starts around her late thirties and is fully completed by 51. In some cases, it comes as early as at 45. The early stage of this condition in women is signified by menstrual cycles that last between 21 – 35 days instead of the usual.