The average age of onset of natural menopause is 53 years.
However, because of genetics, illnesses or medical procedures, some women go through menopause before the age of 40. This is known as premature menopause.
In addition to dealing with hot flushes, mood swings and other symptoms, many women undergoing premature menopause have to cope with additional physical and emotional concerns. For example, a women still wishing to get pregnant, is likely to have huge problems.
Risks associated with this disorder, includes osteoporosis, colon and ovarian cancer, periodontal ( gum) diseases, tooth loss and cataract formation.
You have to see your gynaecologist, to insure correct treatment and support is given.