Sneaky Symptoms of Perimenopause
February 11, 2016•9 min
What are the sneaky symptoms of perimenopause you should be keeping an eye out for?Menopause is a natural part of every woman's life. However, you may not be familiar with all the changes leading up to menopause. This stage is called perimenopause. Perimenopause usually begins when your body produces less estrogen and your ovaries start decreasing their production of eggs, right up until they stop functioning. You may experience a slew of symptoms during this menopausal transition, ranging from minor headaches to noticeable weight gain.What are the sneaky symptoms of perimenopause you should be keeping an eye out for? Menstrual irregularity Hot flashes Sleep problems Mood changes Vaginal and bladder problems Decrease in fertility Changes in sexual function Bone loss Changing cholesterol levels Listen in as Susan Wysocki, WHNP, FAANP, joins Dr. Peeke to talk about the less obvious symptoms of perimenopause.