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What Age Does Perimenopause Begin
Everyone different: Average age 45+/-, signaled by irregular periods. Early perimenopause cycles different by 7 days or more, late perimenopause(pm) starts with no period more than 60 days. Starts and stops. Most symptoms(sx) in late pm, but symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes and sleep disturbance in days before eriod can start when periods still regular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Years: Women who start to have perimenopausal symptoms can have these symptoms for 5 or more yeats before menopause. Are you talking about irregular periods, hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings? Some of these symptoms have casues other than impending menopause. Best to have evalution by physician. ...Read more
What are the most common symptoms of menopause or perimenopause and at what most common age does it start?
Perimenopause: Perimenopause can begin in a few women in their 30s, but much more commonly in their 40s. This is a time of unstable changes in the balance of hormones that can cause many symptoms and distress in a womans life. Pms, fatigue, "foggy thinking" , mood changes, depression, flu like feelings, insomnia, irregular periods, sexual dysfunction and other. Menopause is when there are no periods for 1year. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is a normal age for perimenopause, does PMS appear in perimenopause? What are the differences between symptoms?
Surprisingly : 35-55 don't be surprise by quite young age ...Read more
Is it true that the natural scent of a woman's vagina change as she ages and goes through perimenopause?
I am 41 and for the past few years my periods have only lasted for a few days. Is this normal at my age? Is this the beginnings of perimenopause?
Maybe: This could be just normal variation. You should talk with your doc and have some labs drawn. ...Read more
Can a progesterone test of 15.5 ng/ml 7 day post ovulation means the women is not entering perimenopause or other tests needed? Can it occur at age 34
Ovulation occurred: If done, progesterone levels are checked on day 21 of the cycle (7 days after ovulation) to check if ovulation occurred. A structure within the egg, the corpus luteum, normally produces progesterone. Documenting ovulation does not confirm or deny perimenopause. Typically tests are not done to confirm perimeno, but irregular periods & other symptoms may suggest it. It RARELY occurs as young as 34:) ...Read more
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