Menopause means the natural and permanent stopping of menstruation. Female hormone levels drop, since they were produced by the ovaries which have now stopped working.
Menopause starts when the ovaries stop releasing eggs every month.
Due to the change in hormone levels, women get hot flushes and palpitations, depression, anxiety, irritability, mood swings and lack of concentration.
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Bone loss due to menopause occurs due to changes in a woman's hormone levels.