WordPress CMS is very slow to navigate - all pages - 8-10 sec to load

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Navigating around the WordPress admin site is extremely slow. No matter what page I go to or menu I click on, it takes 8-10 sec to load the page. Doesn't matter the size of the page, or how much data is on it.
I have tried from different computers, different internet access points (all hi-speed fiber).
It didn't use to be like this. Haven't made website changes in a couple of months - was ok then - not now.
Our site is small.
Any idea on how to diagnose this would be extremely helpful. Even the smallest updates to the site are painful, as you continuously wait for pages to load.
The website itself runs ok.

Thanks - Norm
Hello NormCouturier, Thank you for your question. There are many free tools such as GTMetrix, that can provide detailed information on your website performance. Typically, using caching, or disabling an intensive plugin will help a Wordpress site load faster. Both of these suggestions are discussed in detail on our How to Optimize WordPress guide. If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below. Thank you, -John-Paul