What Are the Symptoms of Menopause?

    Irregular period cycle is one of the first signs of menopause.

    Women may experience a mix of physical and psychological symptoms.[1]

    Physical symptoms include: 

    Psychological symptoms include: 

    Joint pains (osteoporosis)

    Trouble focussing 

    Hot flashes (also known as hot flushes)

    Feeling anxious 

    Night sweats

    Difficulty in sleeping 

    Vaginal dryness

    Low sex drive 

    Irregular period cycle 

    Mood swings 

    Read our definitive guide to know the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. 

    1. (2018). ‘Menopause’. NHS UK. 29 August. Available at: <https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/menopause/>

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