How Menopause, Perimenopause and Postmenopause Affect You

Understanding the 3 stages of menopause

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.  

How the 3 Stages of Menopause Affect You (Infographic)
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