Menopause and Aging. Sylvia Ziegenbein, MD M3 Student Lecture 2007. Objectives. Define menopause Describe associated changes and symptoms Treatment options for bothersome symptoms Review physiologic changes of aging, specific age related problems and screening in elderly. Case #1.
Sylvia Ziegenbein, MD
M3 Student Lecture
Final Menstrual Period
Duration of Stage:
Variable cycle length (>7 daysdifferent from normal)
2 skippedcycles and aninterval of amenorrhea(60 days)
Amen. × 12 mos.
*STRAW = Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop.
†Stages most likely to be characterized by vasomotor symptoms.
Soules MR, et al. Menopause. 2001;8:402-7.
Other assessments to be made.
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