What is perimenopause?

Perimenopause, or the menopause transition, is a gradual, natural transition in your reproductive system that leads to menopause. It usually happens over 7-10 years and often starts around the age of 40. During perimenopause you will experience shorter and more irregular periods. The majority of women experience some troubling physical and mental symptoms.


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