Menopause symptoms after tubal ligation

Patient

Q: Can the tying of tubes cause early menopause?

Doctor

A:   Menopause is highly unlikely after tubal ligation. However, tubal ligation may cause menstrual irregularities or even cause perimenopausal symptoms. A health diet and regular exercise should relieve many of these symptoms. If symptoms are more severe, natural progesterone hormone can be used in order to maintain the hormone balance.

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