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Is Climacteric The Same As Perimenopause
Yes, kinda: I tend to lump things together so i say yes. Others like to split things apart as distinct and say no. Menopause (also known as climacteric) is actually the time after missing 12 of your previously monthly menses. We refer to the several years during which you might complain of hot flashes, cold sweats & irregular menses, as peri-menopause. But we often lump topgether the whole period of time. ...Read more
Not the same: They are not the same thing but they are related. If you ovulate and don't get pregnant, you must start a period about 2 weeks later. If your cycles are normal then you will ovulate again about 12-16 days after the period starts. See why it's called a cycle? ...Read more
No: Vitex is different. It is a natural supplement. While there are some preliminary studies that show Vitex may be affective in some conditions more study is needed. You should discuss this with your GYN doctor. http://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hn-2181002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12809367 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Basically yes: But there are certain things that adults do that kids do differently. Little kids may complain about stomach aches and other pains. Essentially, the way kids express depression changes with the age of the child. Little kids aren't very good at understanding their feelings. So, they know they feel lousy, but have no idea why. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sanitary napkin: Although many use a variety of names for this , including brand names(kotex), the common term is sanitary napkin. ...Read more
Different: But they are the same in that they are different emotional states. Anxiety involves a lot of worrying about the future, and physical sensations like tension depression involves a low mood, shutting down of feelings. One can often alternate between these two emotional states as well. It's most important to recognize when these states are impacting you and to seek professional support. ...Read more
Pid: Yes you can have both pid and bv. ...Read more
Bleeding: The day you start bleeding is day 1. ...Read more
Is it true that the natural scent of a woman's vagina change as she ages and goes through perimenopause?
What is a normal age for perimenopause, does PMS appear in perimenopause? What are the differences between symptoms?
Surprisingly : 35-55 don't be surprise by quite young age ...Read more
Is there a such thing as female viagra (sildenafil) or something that does the same thing for the female?
TOO OFTEN: Although some degree of depression and mood changes occur in most women going thru this period, antidepressants are not my first choice of treatment. Natural hormone replacement and treating underlying thyroid issues are more effective in my experience and have less negative side effects. ...Read more
During the 7 days of menses, which hormone is higher and which is lower between estrogen and progesterone?
Both: At the beginning of the menstrual cycle both estrogen and Progesterone are quite low as the cycle is reset. Estrogen begins to rise first - peak shortly before ovulation and declines. After ovulation Progesterone begins to rise. If no pregnancy ensues Progesterone levels fall and the cycle begins again. ...Read more
Different: The main hormone used to produce milk is rbst; it can result in higher levels of insulin-like growth factor (igf) in the milk. I'm more concerned about cocktails of hormones used to fatten cattle for beef including estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, melengesterol, trenbolone, and zeranol. Low-levels remain in the meat at purchase. Effects very controversial. Concern about cancer, infertility. ...Read more