“Well, I did!” Gayle, 68, chimed in, laughing. “It’s true, it can last 10 years. I mean, the perimenopause doesn’t last 10 years but they say by the time you’re 50, there’s definitely something going on.”
The broadcast journalist added, “Not to get too graphic but when it first happens for a lot of people, it looked like a crime scene.”
She also told Drew that feeling your body’s temperature rise is a common symptom. “And then you can sometimes have dripping, drenching sweats,” Gayle said. “I’ve been on the red carpet where photographers say, ‘Gayle, are you OK?’ I go, ‘It’s just a hot flash,’ and they go, ‘Oh, sorry, sorry, sorry.'”
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