Hormonal changes during menopause.

  title={Hormonal changes during menopause.},
  author={Farook al-Azzawi and Santiago Palacios},
  volume={63 2},
Ovarian senescence occurs gradually during the fourth and fifth decades of life, leading to menopause at an average age of about 51 years. This senescence results in a changing hormonal milieu, with decreases in the levels of estrogens and androgens. Similar changes may be induced by surgical menopause (bilateral oophorectomy) or ovarian failure resulting from cancer treatment. The declining levels of estrogens and androgens affect many tissues of the body and can produce a variety of signs and… CONTINUE READING


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