Early Menopause Advice
Learning that you’re going through premature menopause can
be devastating and it’s not unusual to suddenly fall into a
period of depression upon receiving this unwelcome news.
Because early menopause is often unexpected, women who
experience it are more at risk for depression than are older
women who are approaching or experiencing symptoms of
Women who are faced with early menopause as a result of
surgery are often even more devastated due to the fact that
they’ve not only gone through a major surgery, but a big
part of who they believe they were is suddenly gone.
matter what the reason for early menopause, all women who
experience it – both mothers and career women – feel a
profound loss and a significant amount of grief, shock and
The Department of Health provides information on the safety
These feelings won’t disappear right away; as a matter of
fact, there’s a healing process that most women must go
through before they begin to accept the fact that they’re
experiencing menopause prematurely and much sooner than they
would have preferred.