Going through Perimenopause can be a physically and emotionally draining experience.
It is difficult to identify symptoms, and why they may be happening. It’s also hard to distinguish what symptoms may be attributable to perimenopause or not. The first and arguably one of the most common symptoms that will be discussed is Hot Flashes.
Look into Phytoestrogens
If you're unsure that you're going through perimenopause, we recommend reaching out to you health care provider for further testing. Your doctor may suggest blood tests to check if you're in transition to menopause (aka perimenopause).
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According to the NIH, current research shows that adding phytoestrogens to your diet could significantly decrease the intensity of hot flashes.
Source: The Pros and Cons of Plant Estrogens for Menopause (NIH)