Extreme tiredness but periods fine?

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I'm in my mid 40's and both mum and older sister hit meno early.

For the last few months I've been really tired and I assumed I was a bit run down. Over the last few weeks though, it's got worse. I'm exhausted all the time, it can take a while to get to sleep at night which doesn't help and I could sleep all day. I'm struggling to get up in the morning and this last 2 weeks I've slept through my alarm 3 times!

Even if I have a lie in my head feels kind of stuffy and I have no energy. I've also had a headache (a dull stiff achy one) every day. I've also been really hot, especially my head, which isn't like me.

My periods are fine but my mum said it could be peri. Could it be?

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    Hi there sleepy head. I am 52 and have started missing periods 2, 3, 4 months at a time. So, definately in perimeno. I would say my sleep issues and no energy started at age 42. I have found taking a good B complex vitamin with breakfast has drastically helped my energy levels even with no sleep!!! Try that. And make sure your are drinking the right amount of water. I sleep okay here and there. I tried melatonin, magnesium and stuff called Calm from the health food store for sleep and that had not worked for me. Might work for you. Tranquil Sleep (chewables) from the healthfood store work sometimes. Hope you find this helpful ☯️
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    Yup. Welcome to our crappy club. Lol
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    Hi I hit peri early 40's. Just when you think you have a symptom figured out it goes away and a new one comes along. I had the tiredness. Started bike riding. ( Even though it was the last thing i wanted to do) along with vitamins helped give me back energy. May want to goto Dr. to rule out anything but sounds like peri

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