Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.

Definition of Postmenopause

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Postmenopause: The period of time after the menopause. The postmenopause is formally defined as the time after which a woman has experienced twelve (12) consecutive months of amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) without a period.

The average length of the postmenopause has been increasing. With greater longevity, a woman will soon be postmenopausal on the average a third of her life.

QUESTION

If menopause occurs in a woman younger than ___ years, it is considered to be premature. See Answer

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors