Definition of perimenopause in English:

perimenopause

noun

  • The period of a woman's life shortly before the occurrence of the menopause.

    ‘I treat a lot of women who are going through perimenopause’
    • ‘The median onset of the perimenopause is between 45.5 and 47.5 years.’
    • ‘Symptoms of perimenopause can include such things as hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings.’
    • ‘Hot flashes are the most common and troublesome symptoms reported by women during and after perimenopause.’
    • ‘I treat a lot of women who are going through the perimenopause and menopause, and often their complaint is that even if hormonally they're feeling OK, there's a loss of libido.’
    • ‘Women experience a broad range of changes during perimenopause that can affect much more than just their reproductive system.’
    • ‘These often begin in the phase just before menopause, called perimenopause, which can last a few years.’
    • ‘Because perimenopause typically occurs at the midpoint of a woman's life, it's a perfect opportunity to take stock and make sure you're doing everything you can to stay healthy.’
    • ‘Excess facial hair can also occur during perimenopause and menopause as estrogen levels gradually diminish.’
    • ‘Confused over the difference between perimenopause and menopause?’
    • ‘These disturbances may begin in perimenopause, five to seven years before menopause, when the production of estrogen and progesterone hormones decreases.’
    • ‘During perimenopause, your body may become more resistant to insulin.’
    • ‘This condition most frequently results from changes in hormone levels that occur during menstruation or with perimenopause and menopause.’
    • ‘According to Western physiology, perimenopause is the transition period leading up to menopause and can last for 1 to 5 years.’
    • ‘Women in perimenopause - the life stage immediately preceding menopause - should use the cream for three weeks and then wait a week before using the cream again.’
    • ‘Three kinds of exercise are particularly helpful in reducing troublesome symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.’
    • ‘The timing of the fertile window is even less predictable for women with less regular cycles, which includes adolescents and women in their perimenopause.’
    • ‘Seizure control may also change during perimenopause because of fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone.’
    • ‘Here we tackle important issues that are relevant to women of all ages, things like endometriosis, osteoporosis, fertility and perimenopause.’
    • ‘With the population distribution in the United States, perimenopause and menopause are by far the most common cause of night sweats in a primary care population.’
    • ‘Estrogen levels, body thermostats and mood often fluctuate in the perimenopause.’

Pronunciation:

perimenopause

/ˌperēˈmenəˌpôz/