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Would you want a menopause at 70?

(10 Posts)
trisher Mon 05-Aug-19 18:33:59

Apparently doctors can now do an operation which will delay the menopause for 20 years.
Personally I think it would be awful. Presumably you would have periods and be liable to get pregnant until 70(approx). I know there are medical problems post menopause but there are advantages and the thought of having hot flushes just as all the problems of old age kick in is horrific.

GrannyGravy13 Mon 05-Aug-19 18:37:43

It was stressful enough going through menopause at 50 without HRT (my choice).

The thought of doing it at 70 alongside all the “joys of old age” is to me, simply horrifying!!!!

Calendargirl Mon 05-Aug-19 18:46:34

And as for being pregnant at 70......

FlexibleFriend Mon 05-Aug-19 19:38:28

Duplicate thread.

trisher Mon 05-Aug-19 20:07:03

What's the other one under I can't find it?

Pantglas1 Mon 05-Aug-19 20:45:20

And that’s a no from me.

Scribbles Mon 05-Aug-19 21:12:55


Luckygirl Mon 05-Aug-19 22:46:32

Delaying osteoporosis sounds good! But you can keep the periods.

SpringyChicken Mon 05-Aug-19 22:52:14

I doubt you'd get pregnant - when all the eggs are gone, they're gone. There's enough going wrong at 70 without the menopause too

Marilla Mon 05-Aug-19 22:54:11

This new treatment is intended for women who go into premature menopause.
This can happen to young women in their twenties.
Very lazing and inaccurate reporting in some newspapers.