Does menopause cause dizziness?
Menopause is the time when menstruation stops, and it is no longer possible to become pregnant. It is a natural transition that affects people with ovaries, usually during the midlife years.
It is not a disease or health condition, and it does not have symptoms, as such. However, some physical and mental changes and features are common around this time, including dizziness.
A Japanese study involving 471 females aged 40–65 years found that 35.7% of these participants experienced dizziness at least once a week.
The researchers considered that the following factors might play a role: age, menopause status, body composition, cardiovascular factors, sleep patterns, symptoms of depression and anxiety, and lifestyle characteristics.
In this article, we look at some causes of dizziness during menopause and the treatment options available.
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