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postmenopausal

 [pōst″men-o-paw´zal]
after the menopause.

post·men·o·pau·sal

(pōst'men-ō-paw'săl),
Relating to the period following the menopause.

postmenopausal

(pōst′mĕn-ə-pô′zəl)
adj.
Of or occurring in the time following menopause.

postmenopausal

[-men′əpô′səl]
Etymology: L, post + men, month; Gk, pauein, to cease
pertaining to the period of life after menopause.

postmenopausal

adjective Referring to the period of life after menopause.

postmenopausal

Change of life Gynecology adjective Referring to the time in ♀ when menstrual periods stop for ≥ 1 yr

post·men·o·pau·sal

(pōst'men-ŏ-paw'zăl)
Relating to the period following the menopause.
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Importantly, this study does not provide us any guidance regarding a young postmenopausal patient who has had a change in health status, such as a newly diagnosed autoimmune disease necessitating treatment with oral steroids, or after discontinuation of systemic menopausal hormone therapy, for whom repeating BMD assessment within 2 years or even 1 year of the initial study can be clinically justified despite evidence of normal BMD on her baseline scan.
List of Tables Table 1: Sources of Prevalence Data Used in the Epidemiology Forecast 11 Table 2: 7MM, Prevalent Cases of Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy, N, Select Years, 2012-2022 16 Table 3: 7MM, Calculated Total Prevalence of Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy, By Age, %, 2012-2022 18 Table 4: 7MM, Prevalent Cases of Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy, By Age, N, 2012 18 Table 5: 7MM, Prevalent Cases of Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy, By Severity, N (Row %), 2012 20
Postmenopausal women face an even greater risk because estrogen, a hormone that helps keep bone remodelling in balance, decreases after menopause.
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Zhai and colleagues investigated the natural history of postmenopausal bone loss among almost 1000 Caucasian females from Chingford in the United Kingdom who had at least two bone density tests over a 15-year period.
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prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
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In the 6-8 months after publication of findings from the Women's Health Initiative on the risks associated with postmenopausal hormone therapy, more than half of women in a large California health plan who had been regularly using hormone therapy tried to stop, even though two-thirds overall did not know what the study's main findings were, according to a survey of female members of the plan.

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