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Perimenopause: Introduction

Perimenopause: This probably begins about 3 to 5 years before your last menstrual period. It lasts until 12 months after your final period. Some signs or symptoms of ... more about Perimenopause.

Perimenopause: The start of onset of menopause. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Perimenopause is available below.

Symptoms of Perimenopause

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Perimenopause?

Perimenopause: Related Patient Stories

Perimenopause: Deaths

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Causes of Perimenopause

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Disease Topics Related To Perimenopause

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Perimenopause: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Perimenopause

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in more »

Female athlete syndrome leads to undiagnosed osteoporosis: Younger women are not usually considered as candidates for diagnosis of osteoporosis. However, a pattern of three conditions can occur in female athletes: disordered eating, more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated more »

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Perimenopause: Rare Types

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Perimenopause: Animations

Prognosis for Perimenopause

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Perimenopause: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Perimenopause

This probably begins about 3 to 5 years before your last menstrual period. It lasts until 12 months after your final period. Some signs or symptoms of menopause may appear during this time. (Source: excerpt from Menopause -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)


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