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Early / premature menopause

Early or premature menopause is defined as menopause before the age of 40.  Premature ovarian failure, surgery, and chemotherapy may all result in early menopause.

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Bone Densitometry Risks

According to The World Health Organisation some women may not be aware that they are at risk of developing osteoporosis because many bone mineral densitometry (BMD) tests only give results based on two sites, the hips and the spine, which do not give an accurate picture of the whole skeleton.

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Medicalising the Menopause

Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems, such as birth, ageing and the menopause, are now considered medical conditions.

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