What is perimenopause?
Perimenopause is the
time leading up to menopause in which you are experiencing symptoms of hormonal
imbalance (hot flashes, mood swings, anxiety, insomnia, irregular periods, fatigue,
weight gain, and so on.). Levels and ratios of a woman’s sex hormones, including
estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, LH and FSH, fluctuate during this time, resulting
in symptoms. This transition into menopause generally lasts between two to five
years, but some women can experience symptoms for 10–15 years before their periods
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