Does Perimenopause Cause Fatigue

Does Perimenopause Cause Fatigue?

I get asked this question frequently in my acupuncture clinic. I see a lot of female patients around mid-life (during perimenopause) who are experiencing¬†extreme (also known as “crashing”) fatigue. Does perimenopause cause fatigue? It absolutely can. Many women going through perimenopause, or the initial stages of menopause, experience this overwhelming fatigue. It is absolutely debilitating. Often, the sufferer finds herself unable to continue with her regular day, as she simply must lie down and nap. If she is driving, she may need to pull over at a rest stop and close her eyes. Read more about Does Perimenopause Cause Fatigue?