Publication date: December 2010 Last updated: February 2013
Review date: December 2014
The menopause is an inevitable part of every woman’s life when periods stop and ovaries lose their reproductive function. The average age of the menopause in the UK is 52 years, however, some women may have an early menopause in their 30s or even younger. We interviewed 46 women about their experiences of the menopause. Select from the key topics below, choose from the full list of topics, or explore all the interviews.
This section received a 'Highly Commended' award from the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards - 2011.