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Overview from My Physician Guide to Menopause: Menopause occurs at some point in every woman’s life. It is a condition where there is a complete cessation of menstruation due to the declining ovarian function. It is not considered an illness as it is part of the normal biological process during a woman’s life. The premenopausal stage can start as early as the late 30s. During this stage, the woman may notice irregularities in her menstrual period; it may increase, decrease and lapse for several months. There are two types of menopause: natural and surgical menopause. In natural menopause, the cessation of menstruation is caused by the failing functioning of the ovaries which leads to inadequate secretion of hormones. The change