During the menopause the ovaries reduce their hormone production little by little, and over time fertility gradually diminishes. The menopause covers a period of around ten years and this phase can be divided up into three stages: Pre, peri and post-menopause.
The duration of the individual stages and the transition between these differs from one woman to another.
- From pre to post-menopause (In German)
- Treatment options for those experiencing difficulties during the menopause (In German)
- Risks of hormone therapy - well-discussed studies (In German)
- Do hormones increase the risk of breast cancer? (In German)