Menopause is not a disease, it is a perfectly normal cyclical change in hormone production and a reflection of puberty. It is a 14 year process divided into two 7 year cycles. Starting at 42. This first phase is referred to as Perimenopause. This phase ends at 49 when proper Menopause starts and ends at 56. Even if your periods stop before this age you are still in cellular menopause. Did you know that if you are a slim person with a tendency to lose weight you are likely to suffer with very... Read more