Perimenopause: Early Sign of Menopause

“Perimenopause can last 2 to 10 years, and can begin between the ages of 45 to 55,” said Dr. Guy V. BlumhagenGynecologist at ARC Seton Northwest. Perimenopause, explained Dr. Blumhagen, is defined at the early signs of menopause.

In this recent podcast of the ARC Healthcare Minute, Dr. Blumhagen discussed some of the symptoms of perimenopause. He said, “The most common symptoms are hot flashes, night sweats, dryness, and irregular periods.”

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Blumhagen, call ARC Seton Northwest at 512-338-8181 or go online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

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