Goodbye to conflicts with the mother-in-law!

According to National Institute on Aging (NIH) , menopause is the stage of the last menstrual cycle of women, which appears on average at 51 years of age.

As a consequence of the variation in the levels of estrogen and progesterone; 2 female hormones that reproduce in the ovaries, the arrival of menopause is identified by one or several of the following changes.

Irregular periods, periods very close to each other, periods that last more than a week or with abundant flow, vaginal dryness, incontinence, sleep, mood swings, less interest in sex and the waist begins to widen.


Goodbye to conflicts with the mother-in-law!

According to a study conducted by the universities of Exeter and Sheffiel in the United Kingdom, University d andStanford in the United States and the University of Turku In Finland, menopause has an original goal: to improve the relationship between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law, because thanks to this period there is no competition for the prevalence of their genes.

The authors explain their conclusions:


  1. This stage of the feminine life, was generated like a mediator to avoid conflicts in the cases in which mother-in-law and daughter-in-law gave to light of simultaneous form.
  2. There is evidence that when a woman gave birth at the same time as her daughter-in-law her children had a 50% chance of surviving to adulthood.
  3. Evolutionary theories indicate that this stage arises from the need for women (grandmothers), could take care of their grandchildren.
  4. If the mother and wife had children simultaneously, she was twice as likely to die at age 15.

The researchers also reveal that when analyzing birth and death records in Finland between the years 1700 to 1900, it is observed that women had more grandchildren if they stopped having children at age 50; so mother-in-law and daughter-in-law worked together to take care of them and had a better relationship.

Video Medicine: Meet the Mother-in-law PART 2 (February 2023).