How to Get an ‘Official’ Perimenopause Diagnosis

If you’d told my 30-year-old self that one day I’d be grateful for an official diagnosis of perimenopause, I would have said, “Get outta town.” But that’s exactly how I feel: grateful. Elated even.

After a year wondering what was wrong with me and spending hours hobbling together my own research and wasting time talking with doctors who quickly dismissed my questions about…