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At what age does perimenopause start?

At what age does perimenopause start?

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 more

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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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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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What is perimenopause a what age can start?

It's premenopause: It usually starts @45-50 with missing or irregular periods. Ovulation stops & fsh & estrogen fluctuate until the ovaries no longer respond to fsh. Periods stop & when there are no periods for 1 year that's menopause. ...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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If perimenopause starts around age 35, what age do you start to feel better?

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

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I was just wondering if it is possible that I could be experiencing perimenopause at age 30?

I was just wondering if it is possible that I could be experiencing perimenopause at age 30?

Yes, possible: Yes, technically that is possible. There are some medical conditions (i.e. Turner's syndrome) where the female infant is born and has no eggs left. For most women that undergo premature menopause, no specific cause is found. You can have your doctor check a blood test called AMH (a marker of your egg reserve). Perimenopausal signs are hot flashes + night sweats with high FSH and low estrogen. ...Read more

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What is the average age for perimenopause in UK how long does it last ?

USA: I don't know about the UK, but average age of menopause in the US is 52. Most start the perimenopausal period at 48-50 years of age. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of menopause or perimenopause and at what most common age does it start?

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 more

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Is it true that the natural scent of a woman's vagina change as she ages and goes through perimenopause?

Is it true that the natural scent of a woman's vagina change as she ages and goes through perimenopause?

Yes: It's all about hormone level, ph, and the resulting bacterial balance. Age influences both. With menopause, the estrogen levels drop and the vagina gets less moist and more prone to infection, which can affect odor. ...Read more

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