Menstruation usually stops permanently when a woman reaches her early fifties. This stage of the menstruation cycle is called menopause and marks the end of a woman's reproductive years. Hormonal and physical changes that prepare your body for menopause may begin years before your experience your last period. Menstruation can also stop because of illness or as a result of surgery so consult a doctor if you do not menstruate for more than three months.
- Q How can menstrual problems affect other illnesses?
- Q Will I menstruate during postmenopause?
- Q What can I do about heavy menstrual flow?
- Q How do I manage my menstrual problems on a daily basis?
- Q What are menstrual problems?
- Q What kinds of problems do women have with their periods?