When menopause occurs before age 40, it's considered premature menopause, according to WebMD. Natural menopause happens between the ages of 40 and 55, and is accompanied by a number of symptoms. More »

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The normal age range for menopause is between 45 and 55 years, advise MedicineNet.com. Some women enter into premature menopause in their 30s, while other women reach menopause in their 60s. More »

According to Mayo Clinic, the average age in the United States at which menopause begins is 51. However, menopause can happen in someone in her 40s or after age 51. Menopause occurs after a woman's last menstrual period,... More »

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Early symptoms of menopause include irregular periods, lower fertility and vaginal dryness, states Medical News Today. Other symptoms include moodiness, urinary problems, hot flashes and night sweats. More »

According to WebMD, symptoms of menopause can include profuse sweating at night, mood swings, increased urination, anxiety and hot flashes. Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause and occur when the ... More »

Some symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, urinary incontinence and other urinary issues, bothersome vaginal changes and bone loss. Most women begin to experience the symptoms of menopause between the ages of 48 and... More »

For the majority of women, the unpleasant symptoms of menopause last at least seven years, according to CBS News. The hot flashes and nighttime sweats that mark this phase in a woman's life can last as long as 12 to 14 y... More »