The transitional years between having a regular menstrual cycle and menopause is called perimenopause. Each woman experiences perimenopause differently. Generally, it starts in a woman’s mid-40’s, but could come earlier (early 30’s - early or premature menopause) or later and could last anywhere from 4 to 8 years. In perimenopause, estrogen and progesterone productions gradually decline, and in the last 1 to 2 years this drop drastically speeds up. Perimenopause takes place a few years in advance of actual menopause, which is when a woman’s ovarian functions gradually cease and there is an absence of menstrual periods for 12 - months.
During perimenopause, a woman may experience the following:
To ease these symptoms, you have to watch three things: your diet, your activity level, and your sleeping patterns. Make sure you eat a healthy diet and stay at a healthy weight. Incorporate light exercise into your daily activities and try to get at least 8 hours of sleep daily.
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