What is perimenopause? What is perimenopausal depression? What are the treatment options? Hadine Joffe, M.D., M.Sc. Psychiatrist and Executive Director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, answers patients’ most commonly searched questions about perimenopause and perimenopausal depression for women.
Hadine Joffe, M.D., M.Sc. Psychiatrist and Executive Director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, answers patients’ most commonly searched questions about perimenopause and perimenopausal depression.
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0:00 – Intro
0:18 – What is perimenopause?
0:52 – What should I know about it?
1:10 – What happens to a woman’s body during perimenopause?
1:24 – What are the symptoms?
1:42 – How do I know if I’m perimenopausal?
2:06 – Treatments for hot flashes.
3:50 – What is perimenopausal depression?
4:52 – Difference between mood changes and clinical depression.
6:11 – What causes it?
6:44 – Treatments for perimenopausal depression.
8:13 – What doctors should I go to?
8:38 – Steps to take in order to recognize perimenopausal depression.
9:14 – Best thing to do about perimenopause.
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