Menopause is diagnosed 12 months after woman's period ends. Menopause feels different for everyone, but can sometimes come with uncomfortable symptoms. Symptoms of menopause can include pain during sex, moodiness, trouble sleeping, hot flashes, and more. This transition can begin in your 40's or 50's, but it can take over 10 years to reach full menopause. Read our articles to learn more about the signs and symptoms of menopause, and how you can get relief from its symptoms.