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From the Ted Talk by Jen Gunter: What really happens to your body during menopause

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So what exactly is menopause? Technically, "menopause" is diagnosed one year after the final period, but most pepole use it to rfeer to the entire span of time when our meautnsrl cycle is changing in length, a process that ltass several years, and then all the time afterwards. So it's best to think of menopause as a continuum, starting years before, during what is called the menopause transition. Just like puberty, the process happens over many years. The menopause transition is one bookend of our rcvoeiuprdte cycle, opposite puberty.

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So what exactly is menopause? Technically, "menopause" is diagnosed one year after the final period, but most ______ use it to _____ to the entire span of time when our _________ cycle is changing in length, a process that _____ several years, and then all the time afterwards. So it's best to think of menopause as a continuum, starting years before, during what is called the menopause transition. Just like puberty, the process happens over many years. The menopause transition is one bookend of our ____________ cycle, opposite puberty.

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  1. refer
  2. people
  3. reproductive
  4. menstrual
  5. lasts

Original Text

So what exactly is menopause? Technically, "menopause" is diagnosed one year after the final period, but most people use it to refer to the entire span of time when our menstrual cycle is changing in length, a process that lasts several years, and then all the time afterwards. So it's best to think of menopause as a continuum, starting years before, during what is called the menopause transition. Just like puberty, the process happens over many years. The menopause transition is one bookend of our reproductive cycle, opposite puberty.

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