Sexual Advice 101
Sexual Advice 101

Discussing the perimenopause stage

Perimenopause is the stage before menopause. Some experts believe that this stage starts some 5-10 years before actual menopause. And some people believe that this just begins some 3-4 years before menopausal stage.
Perimenopause is also termed as premenopause and since with this stage lot of hormonal fluctuations has started in the body, it brings in so many symptoms which may be tough to handle.
Since fall in the levels of estrogen has started with beginning of premenopause, the menstrual cycle gets shortened. The cycle may become as short as 24-26 days. It is also seen that some women experience longer cycles say of 40days or more. Apart from this there are hosts of symptoms like nausea, loss of memory, lack of concentration, vaginal dryness, loss of libido, weight gain, fatigue, hot flashes, insomnia, breast tenderness and lot more. Many women pass through this stage in an easy manner. But some unfortunate ones have real problems. There have been cases of anxiety, severe depression and psychological problems soon with start of perimenopause. The most common treatment for dealing with this situation is hormonal replacement therapy. But for those who have severe problems due to perimenopause surgical intervention seems to be the only option.

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