Dr. Regine Sitruk-Ware shares her knowledge and explains what menopause is.
Read the full transcript »
Menopause by itself means pause of menses, the menses stop. The last time the woman will have a menstrual cycle. It means also that the woman does not have any more estrogen and progesterone in her body. The ovary stops secreting it, and therefore, she is lacking these hormones and developing symptoms related to the lack of these two hormones.