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Is climacteric the same as perimenopause?

Is climacteric the same as perimenopause?

Yes, kinda: I tend to lump things together so i say yes. Others like to split things apart as distinct and say no. Menopause (also known as climacteric) is actually the time after missing 12 of your previously monthly menses. We refer to the several years during which you might complain of hot flashes, cold sweats & irregular menses, as peri-menopause. But we often lump topgether the whole period of time. ...Read more

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Perimenopause (Definition)

Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk ...Read more


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Are you in perimenopause or climacteric before menopause?

Are you in perimenopause or climacteric before menopause?

Both: Peri-menopause is defined as the variable period of time "around" or leading up to menopause (the full cessation of menstural function x 1 year). Climacteric is described as the perimenopausal time when reproductive functions slow and then cease and many of the classic symptoms develop- hot flashes, weight gain, fatigue, diminished libido, mood changes, bone loss- terms can be used interchangably. ...Read more

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What is climacteric?

What is climacteric?

Menopause,both sexes: In current practice, climacteric is most often a synonym for female menopause. The term is used for both genders by the international menopause society, which defines itself as "the society for the study of all aspects of the climacteric in men and women." in men it specifically called andropause. ...Read more

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How can I treat climacteric naturally?

How can I treat climacteric naturally?

Menopause: Is this question for you or for an older patient? Why are you concerned about menopause at 31 y/o? Anyways, good dieatary habits, regular excersice , loosing weight, not taking hot drinks at the middle of a hot day, light clothing, soy products ( questionable) etc. ...Read more

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How to tell the symptoms of perimenopause?

How to tell the symptoms of perimenopause?

Same as menopause: Perimenopause is the period of time when most women start to experience irregular periods and other symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings and night sweats. Menopause is not diagnosed until it has been one year without any periods. Everyone is different and some, all or even none of these symptoms may be present. ...Read more

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Is there a test to show if I am in perimenopause?

Is there a test to show if I am in perimenopause?

No: The tests for menopause are very unreliable for perimenopause, perimenopause is better defined by the symptoms, which can last for months or years before periods stop completely. Sometimes, perimenopausal symptoms will come and go for a number of years before their final time.Especially, with this type of course, tests will be unreliable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: perimenopause?

It's a several: Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk it over w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of perimenopause and at what age it starts?

What are the symptoms of perimenopause and at what age it starts?

Late 40's: This occurs in the years before menopause. Late 40's is the most common. Missed periods and hot flashes are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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