transition period of waning ovarian function that precedes menopause.


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Perimenopause Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Perimenopause causes some subtle — and some not-so-subtle — changes in your body. Some things you might experience include: Menstrual irregularities. The intervals may be longer or shorter...
Source: MayoClinic

... As you age, your body produces less of the reproductive hormones estrogen and progesterone. These hormonal fluctuations are the root of the changes your body goes through during perimenopause.
Source: MayoClinic

Perimenopause Treatment

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... Irregular periods are a hallmark of perimenopause. Most of the time it''s normal and nothing to be concerned about. However, see your doctor if: Bleeding is continuous and extremely heavy — you'...
Source: MayoClinic

... Oral contraceptives are often the treatment of choice to relieve perimenopausal symptoms — even if you don''t need them for birth control. Today''s low-dose pills regulate periods and eliminate ...
Source: MayoClinic

Perimenopause Other

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... Perimenopause marks the time when your body begins its transition into menopause. Perimenopause encompasses the years leading up to menopause — anywhere from two to eight years — plus the ...
Source: MayoClinic

Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la perimenopausia
... Es la etapa previa a la menopausia (cuando no ha tenido períodos menstruales durante doce meses.) Durante la perimenopausia, su cuerpo comienza a producir menos cantidades de ciertas hormonas (estróge...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center


Perimenopause Articles


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  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)