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Pseudomenopause refers to a hormonal state in which a woman of reproductive age stops ovulating or producing enough hormones to have a menstrual cycle due to hormonal interruption. The hormonal interruption may be caused by medications that reduce natural hormone levels. It may also occur in women who naturally fail to produce sufficient levels of hormones during their reproductive age.

Pseudomenopause differs from natural menopause where menstrual cycles stop due to the natural decline in hormone levels related to aging. However, just like true menopause, this artificial state of menopause also interferes with a woman’s potential to conceive. Pseudomenopause is reversible with the removal of the offending medication or by inducing a menstrual cycle with the use of other hormones.

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