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Table 1 Categories of symptoms and prevalence in Australia

From: Menopause and the influence of culture: another gap for Indigenous Australian women?

Groups of Menopause symptoms * symptoms directly related to decline in estrogen levels Prevalence in Australia Menopausal women (variable)
Somatic *Hot flushes 45-80%37
  *Night Sweats 38-82%37
  Heart discomfort 30% (Palpitations)11
  Sleeping problems - *insomnia -
  Muscle and joint problems -
Psychological Depressive Mood -
  Irritability -
  Anxiety -
  Physical and Mental exhaustion -
Urogenital Sexual problems -
  Bladder problems -
  *Vaginal dryness 45% 11
   Total Urogenital = 60%11