Part of the body’s natural aging process, menopause is common for women in their 40s and 50s. Menopause is diagnosed after 12 months without a period, signifying the end of the reproductive years.
Perimenopause is the time around menopause, during which your body transitions to no longer having a menstrual cycle. Throughout this time, it’s common to go months without a period, or even to have multiple periods closer together.
Menopause symptoms vary for every woman, from hot flashes and night sweats to weight gain and lower energy. Many treatments have proven effective for these symptoms and our offered in our office. Consult your physician to find a solution to menopausal symptoms that works for you.