Determinants of Age at Menopause and Symptomatological Profile in Italian Women Attending Menopause Clinics in Italy
Age at menopause is population-specific, with a range from the early 40s in Yucatan Mayan women to the early 50s for the Ede population in the Netherlands. Even within the same population we may observe some differences. For instance, the mean age at menopause for Indonesians in Central Java is 50.2 years in the educated population and 46.0 years in the rural population. Also typical and atypical climacteric symptoms are different among different populations, e.g. the vasomotor symptoms cause virtually no difficulties in Asian women and the psychological impact of the menopause is also much less of a problem in Asian than in Western women [1–3].
KeywordsAsian Woman Italian Population Vasomotor Symptom Vaginal Dryness ITALIAN Woman
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