The word “menopause” often is used inappropriately. A woman doesn’t “go through menopause.” She ends up in menopause. Menopause is the state a woman enters once she has gone 12 months without a period, at which point her ovaries are no longer producing the hormone estrogen. What she experiences leading
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As we age, our risk for certain medical conditions becomes higher. For women, menopause may be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.