Before menopause strikes, women end up going through a ten (or more) year period where their hormones begin to fluctuate, periods get closer together, and their bodies and brains go through some uncomfortable changes. Sounds like a delight, now doesn’t it? It’s like puberty, only at an older age and worse, because you can’t get away with sassing your parents and blaming it on being a naïve teenager (Remember those days?).
Also, did you know that there are actually 10 different menopause types and not all women have the same symptoms? Knowing which MenoType you are can help you determine the most effective ways to treat your symptoms.
So, whether you’ve already hit this “phase of life” (Don’t you just love that phrase?) or are tiptoeing around it, here are a few truths that you may already be noticing but don’t really feel like you can share or ask about. Let’s dive into the “hush, hush” pool of perimenopause, shall we?