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Perimenopause Symptoms – What to Do
Knowledge is power, and becoming informed will give you the power to regain control over your body and regain control over your life. Reading, talking to others, and researching online will help you to learn as much as possible about your changing body.
Until recently, the information needed may have been difficult to find. Perimenopause was rarely identified as such, with the emphasis always placed being on menopause and the changes occurring afterwards.
Two current and informative books that cover this topic are Dr. Judith Reichmans Im Too Young to Get Old and Dr. Susan Loves Hormone Book. Loves book emphasizes lifestyle approaches alternative therapies such as acupuncture and herbal remedies as well as medications and surgery. For another perspective on this transitional time, Debra Waterhouses Outsmarting the Midlife Fat Cell is both humorous and informative.
Check your area hospitals, many offer educational series to help you become educated about your health. Below is a medically certified guide to perimenopause that will help you tackle this challenging time.