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When does perimenopause begin?

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Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause. It's the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen. It usually starts in a woman's 40s, but can start in her 30s or even earlier.

From: Perimenopause WebMD Medical Reference

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North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 2, 2018

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North American Menopause Society.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 2, 2018

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