Still not sure what perimenopause is? You’re not alone. I certainly had no idea when I started getting symptoms in my early forties. I just figured it was way too early for “that menopause thing” no-one talked about, when you suddenly become old, undesirable and past-your-use-by-date. (Hopefully we’ve moved on from that outdated thinking!)

Perimenopause is a fairly new term which “describes symptoms caused by normal hormonal fluctuations that occur as