Menopause is a natural phenomenon. The body stops producing female hormones and menstruation ceases. In addition to their reproductive and other functions, female hormones are necessary for regulation of bone metabolism. That is why some women may end up with osteoporosis. This is particularly try of data and pitta individuals.
Some women may experience menopausal syndrome, characterised by hot flashes, retention of water, and mood swings. Some may have insomnia. There are Yoga Ayurveda recommendations that can help you move through this natural stage of your life gracefully and comfortably. Such as dietary guidelines, mineral supplements, yoga postures etc.
Notes taken from Vasant Lad.