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Bleeding after menopause is not normal, so take it seriously. Go directly to your ob-gyn. Polyps also can cause vaginal bleeding. If your ob-gyn discovers these benign (noncancerous) growths in your uterus or on your cervix, you might need surgery to remove them.
In most cases, postmenopausal bleeding is caused by issues such as endometrial atrophy (a thinning of the uterine lining), vaginal atrophy, fibroids, or endometrial polyps. The bleeding could also be a sign of endometrial cancer—a malignancy of the uterine lining, but only in a small number of cases.
Postmenopausal bleeding is not usually serious, but can be a sign of cancer. Cancer is easier to treat if it’s found early.
There are several symptoms that can occur due to atrophic vaginitis and abnormal bleeding is one. Stress – both physical and mental stress can impact whether or not bleeding after menopause happens just like it can impact a normal menstrual cycle.
Yes, it’s extremely unusual to have a true menstrual period at the age of 62. The average age that a woman goes through menopause is 51 years old. A very tiny fraction of women go through it as late as 58 to 60 years old, but after this age a vanishingly small number of women enter menopause.
Every girl is different, so it is completely normal for some to begin puberty before 8 years old or even occasionally after 13 years old. Once a girl begins puberty, about 2-3 years later they begin their periods.
Menopause occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop releasing hormones. Naturally, a woman’s production of estrogen and progesterone hormones decrease in her late forties, which may cause menstrual periods eventually stopping. The age where most women become menopausal is between 50 and 54 years.
Features of perimenopause: Periods start to ‘wind down’ and become less regular. Periods can be lighter or heavier, last for longer or finish earlier than they used to. Menopausal symptoms often gradually begin during this time.
This includes symptoms such as erratic mood swings, hot flushes and night sweats, as well as feeling exhausted.
Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. In the last one to two years of perimenopause, the drop in estrogen accelerates. At this stage, many women may experience menopause symptoms. Women are still having menstrual cycles during this time, and can get pregnant.
Common advice seems to be that this could be due to a drop in estrogen, which causes an increase in the relative levels of testosterone in the system. This is all exacerbated in my case by the fact that not only are my cycles longer, I’m way hornier for much more of each cycle than ever before.