Perimenopause is the period in a woman’s life when the first signs of menopause appear. This transitional period typically appears a few years before the onset of menopause and its most common symptoms are: irregular menstrual patterns (duration and flow of cycle become irregular), vagina dryness, libido fluctuations, sleeping troubles and hot flashes.
Menopause is considered to have installed after the menstrual cycle disappeared for at least 12 consecutive months. The average age of menopause installation is 51 in the western world.
When women enter the perimenopause period, a lot of changes occur in their bodies. Throughout this period and the next one (menopause), medical care is strongly advised as the risk of developing certain affections increases. Plus, a medical professional can help you manage the symptoms and make your transition comfortable. These are the main ways in which a gynaecologist can help you:
If you are searching for a way to relieve your menopause symptoms and to manage your transition, you have come to the right place. Dr. Evgenia Fefelova and her team of gynaecologists have vast experience in dealing with menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms and risks. They can provide you with tests, screenings, over-the-counter medication and counseling to help you alleviate your symptoms.