Menopause is a word that most women fear, as we hear so many things from other women about how bad the symptoms can be.
Menopause is a natural ageing process and in China, women report fewer menopausal symptoms than women in the Western world such as Australia and the UK. This is due to a number of reasons such as the way menopause is viewed and the way they treat the symptoms.
What is menopause?
Menopause is defined a women who has not had a period for at least one year, as this signifies the end of her ovaries producing hormones to ovulate and have a period, and is therefore no longer fertile. Currently the average age of menopause in Australia is 51.