i just found out that my mum and two of my big sisters had stopped having their periods at 39years of age. Iam 34 and would like to have kids two at least, so iam a bit scared it can also happen to me.
you have to look at woman's history. women who have had kids tend to go into menopause later is my understanding. my mom had 5 kids, i have none so i am 38 and experiencing pre-menopause much sooner than her.
Absolutely. They say that we tend to go through menopause at the same time our Mothers went through it. My Mother went through menopause at the age of 45 and I had it when I was 31yrs old. I had a child when I was 25 yrs old. Please have a FSH blood test, this test is very indicative to show if you are having premature ovarian failure or approaching menopause. The POF can happen to anyone regardless of their age.
Please see an RE if you are planning to have children. Good luck.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.