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At what age do perimenopausal symptoms begin?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Perimenopausal symptoms usually begin when a woman is in her 40s, though they can begin when she is in her 30s. Perimenopause lasts four years on average, but it can last as little as a few months or up to 8 or 10 years.

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