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World Menopause Day 2020 is today, October 18. The theme is Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI). “POI occurs when a woman’s ovaries run out of eggs before the age of 40 years”. Read more

The theme for World Menopause Day 2020 is Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI). “POI is a loss of function of the ovaries in women who are less than 40 years of age”. Read more

Early Menopause Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about early menopause. Read more

Premature Menopause Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about premature menopause. Read more

An Early Menopause Question Prompt List is included in Healthtalk Australia’s Early Menopause: Women’s Experiences digital resource. Read more

Early Menopause: Experiences and Perspectives of Women and Health Practitioners, Healthtalk Australia’s new digital resource on early menopause. Read more

Health Topics

“World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available…”. Read more

“A surgical menopause can be a difficult time for many women. Menopausal symptoms are often severe, and depression and anxiety are more likely”. Read more

“Menopause is a normal, natural event—defined as the final menstrual period and usually confirmed when a woman has missed her periods for 12 consecutive…”. Read more

Early menopause describes menopause occurring in women aged 40 to 45 years and is experienced by approximately 5% of women”. Read more

“Loss of ovarian function occurring in women younger than 40 years of age is called premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). POI may also be referred to as…”. Read more

“Having a hysterectomy is major surgery. The decision to have a hysterectomy should only be made after you have been given adequate information about why you…”. Read more

“Induced menopause refers to menstrual periods that stop after surgical removal of the ovaries, chemotherapy or radiation damage to the ovaries, or from…”. Read more

“Endometriosis affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years (ie. usually between the ages of 15 to 49), which is approximately 176 million women…”. Read more