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How Long Does Menopause Last: Coping With a Longer Than Average Menopause

How Long Does Menopause Last

When I was experiencing erratic menstruation in my late 30s and suffered a miscarriage in my early 40s, I was shocked to be told that blood tests had revealed I was menopausal. My doctor told me that the child I had aged 40 was almost certainly a “perimenopause baby,” where my hormones had stabilized long enough for me to get pregnant and maintain a pregnancy. The miscarriage I suffered two years later she said was almost...

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