Perimenopause, also known as menopause transition, is a stage in a woman's reproductive life that occurs in the years just before she enters menopause. According to WebMD, this phase usually begins when a woman is in her... More » Health Women's Health

Symptoms of perimenopause include hot flashes, breast tenderness, fatigue and irregular periods, according to WebMD. Women may also experience a decreased sex drive, vaginal dryness, mood swings and trouble sleeping. More » Health Women's Health

According to WebMD, symptoms of menopause can include profuse sweating at night, mood swings, increased urination, anxiety and hot flashes. Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause and occur when the ... More »

Adenomyosis only requires surgery when a woman is several years from menopause and the pain the condition causes is severe, explains Mayo Clinic. This surgical treatment is a hysterectomy, where the uterus is removed. Th... More » Health Women's Health

The average age at which a woman reaches menopause in the United States is approximately 51 years, reports the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America. In many developing nations the age is lower than ... More »

Hot flashes, the most frequent symptom of menopause and perimenopause, occur in more than two-thirds of North American women, and they can cause sweating at night, explains WebMD. Medications, cancers, infections, hormon... More » Health Women's Health

Indicators that a woman is nearing menopause include irregular menstrual periods, sleep problems, vaginal dryness, hot flashes and mood swings, explains The North American Menopause Society, or NAMS. This early phase of ... More »