The period of a woman’s life shortly before the occurrence of the menopause: I treat a lot of women who are going through perimenopause
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- I treat a lot of women who are going through the perimenopause and menopause, and often their complaint is that even if hormonally they're feeling OK, there's a loss of libido.
- The timing of the fertile window is even less predictable for women with less regular cycles, which includes adolescents and women in their perimenopause.
- The median onset of the perimenopause is between 45.5 and 47.5 years.
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