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perimenopausal

adjective Referring to the time period around menopause at which the production of female sex hormones is reduced.

perimenopausal

adjective Referring to a period of a ♀'s life–age 45 to 55-ish–in which menstrual periods become irregular; perimenopause is immediately before, during and after menopause. See Menopause.
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During the SWAN data collection period, the number of perimenopausal women who met at least one of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine criteria for insomnia rose from just over 30% to just over 40%, while the number of women who reported no insomnia symptoms fell steeply, dropping from just under 70% to approximately 50%.
Effect of low-dose French Maritime Pine Bark extract on climacteric syndrome in 170 perimenopausal women.
sites who were peror early perimenopausal at enrollment.
Women with an FSH outside the normal range and with at least one vasomotor symptom reported in the last 3 months were classified as perimenopausal.
Thus, fluctuating levels of estrogen in perimenopausal women are implicated in gingival symptoms and changes.
In perimenopausal women, estrogen has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression, when used either alone or in combination with antidepressants; however, risks and benefits of estrogen use must be weighed (Arch.
The second meta-analysis included 608 perimenopausal or postmenopausal subjects who ingested soy products or isoflavones for 3-48 months.
Starting in the perimenopausal period and intensifying in menopause, the ovarian steroid production decreases, thus limiting progestagen and estrogen feedback control of GnRH secretion.
African-American, Latino and Asian women get a double whammy when it comes to perimenopausal pimples, she says.
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Nearly three-quarters were postmenopausal or perimenopausal (67% and 10%, respectively), and one-third had had a hysterectomy.
The subjects consisted of 3 premenopausal women, 2 perimenopausal women (perimenopause being the years before menopause begins when estrogen levels begin to fall), 2 postmenopausal woman, and 3 men.