Perimenopause is a tough phase of a woman s life. While most of us keep talking about the challenges physiological and psychological a woman has to face during menopause little is spoken about the perimenopause phase. This phase is the transitional phase for a woman the phase between pre-menopause and menopause. This particular phase is denoted with a variety of problem that becomes difficult to deal with abnormal menstrual periods hormonal fluctuations insomnia hot flashes lack of sexual desire etc. Studies suggest that this is a phase when a woman can go through depression too owing to the hormonal imbalances.