Also called perimenopause, this second onset of puberty can include changes to your hair, skin and weight. Dr. Oz shares the signs of, and solutions for, perimenopause.

Signs of perimenopause:


  1. Changes in skin. Solution: Use moisturizers that contain retinols. These are available over the counter and in prescription form.
  2. Weight gain. Solution: Enjoy a healthy diet, regular exercise, and a daily dose of vitamin D and calcium.
  3. Hair changes. Solution: Women can take minoxidil, a medication originally intended to treat high blood pressure, to promote hair growth. Perimenopause can also cause unwanted hair; hair removal techniques, such as waxing or laser treatments, are good solutions.

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