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How Can You Tell If You're Going Through Perimenopause?

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Is perimenopause a medical condition?


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When does perimenopause happen?


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What are the symptoms of perimenopause?


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How is perimenopause diagnosed?


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Will I need to use birth control if I'm perimenopausal?


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Should I seek help for perimenopausal symptoms?


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Are there health risks associated with perimenopause?


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How long does perimenopause last?


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How will I know I'm done with perimenopause?


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The bottom line on perimenopause


Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.