Are you experiencing sudden hot flashes at random times throughout the day or night sweats when you’re trying to sleep? How about irregular periods, a feeling of forgetfulness, mood swings, or sleep issues? If so, you could be experiencing perimenopause, the natural transition to menopause.
You’ve probably heard about menopause but might be wondering what exactly perimenopause is. Confusingly, the two terms are often used interchangeably, even though they mean different things.