By: Holly L. Thacker, MD
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Every woman knows that menopause is in her future. But most women don’t realize they’ll spend far more time in perimenopause than in menopause. Or that postmenopause lasts longer than perimenopause and menopause combined. Here, we explain each stage, how long it lasts and why symptoms occur. Empower yourself by learning about this natural phase in every woman’s life.