Why Women in Perimenopause are Moody

Perimenopause is a time of drastically changes female hormones.  Even before women notice changes in their menstrual cycles, the hormones, estrogen and progesterone are shifting.  As perimenopause gets underway, as early as the late thirties, women begin having annovulatory cycles, cycles in which no ovulation takes place.  Even without ovulating, she may still menstruate.  So, […]

Is Mom Going Crazy?

When women enter their late 30’s or early 40’s they begin to experience hormonal changes that are the start of perimenopause. Perimenopause can last as many as 10 years, ending in menopause, which is the end of a woman’s reproductive years. Perimenopause initiates many changes.  Some of these changes are physiological while others are psychological. The problem for teens […]

The Physiology Behind Mood Changes Part I

Perimenopause is a time of drastically changing female hormones.  Even before women notice changes in their menstrual cycles, the hormones, estrogen and progesterone are shifting.  This is often why women do not realize they are in perimenopause.  Their menstrual cycles may appear as normal and regular as always, but behind the scenes, hormonal changes are […]

What Your Doctor May Not Know

Are you a woman in your late 30s to early 50s feeling depressed, anxious and generally “not yourself”? Have you been to your doctor or therapist only to leave frustrated because the reason can’t be pinned down? Do you sometimes feel fine and hours or days later feel miserable? There are many hormonal changes interacting in your body […]