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A 49-year-old female asked:

I'm a 50 year old women that hasn't had a period since oct. is that normal? i've had my tubes cut, burned and tied. i'm gaining weight.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes, : Yes, you may be peri-menopausal. You are considered to be post menopausal when you have had a year without periods. Saddly, weight gain often occurs during peri-menopause and when postmenopausal.

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