Perimenopause Treatment

Menopause is a condition that cannot be outrun. Every woman will have to face it, and it can be a challenge. Perimenopause is the period right before menopause, where the body starts to make the natural transition to the end of its reproductive years. At New York Medicine Doctors, we want women to feel comfortable in their bodies at all times. That is why we will help treat and manage any of the symptoms that come with this.

When Will Perimenopause Start?

There is no set age for when perimenopause will begin. It can start at different ages, as well as bring along various symptoms. In most cases, perimenopause will begin to rear its head in your 40s. However, women in their 30s can find it starting as well.

What Symptoms Can You Expect?

As previously stated, perimenopause will affect each woman who goes through it differently. However, our team of experts will help manage all of your symptoms, no matter what they may be. Examples of what you may find yourself going through include:

  • Irregular periods.
  • Hot flashes.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Mood changes.
  • Vaginal issues.
  • Bladder problems.
  • Changes in sexual function.
  • Raised cholesterol. 

How Can We Help?

Although there is no treatment for perimenopause and the onset of menopause, there are ways to make this transition more bearable. Our team will perform a full assessment of your condition before determining the best steps to move forward. Depending on your symptoms, any of the below treatment options may take place:

  • Hormone therapy.
  • The use of vaginal estrogen.
  • Being prescribed antidepressants.
  • Gabapentin to reduce hot flashes.
  • Always using a condom.