Monday, February 26, 2018


Menopause : Facts

Gonadotrophins remain elevated after menopause for rest of life.

Average age range of attaining menopause is 45 - 55 years.

A 35 years old lady is not having her menses for last 4 months. She has high serum FSH and LH level with low estradiol. The likely cause is Premature menopause.

Predisposing factors for endometrial carcinoma is late menopause.

Carcinoma vulva is seen in seen after menopause and viral predisposition.

There may be an increase in FSH secretion by the pituitary gland in menopause.

Systemic vasomotor instability may be present in menopause.

There is a decrease in skin elasticity after menopause.

The symptoms of menopause are best treated with Estrogen.

Late menopause is risk factor for breast cancer.

Osteoporosis is seen in menopause High progesterone, High estrogen & Low FSH are seen in menopause.

Menopause may cause prolapse of cervix.

-MD Mobarak Hussain (Maahii)

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