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What are the causes of menopause and pms?

What are the causes of menopause and pms?

PMS or: Perimenstrual syndrome is a collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to a woman's menstrual cycle. The exact cause is unknown. Menopause is cessation of ovarian estrogen secretion, either due to age (which is a natural occurrence) or surgical removal. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Why does spirolactone cause post menopausal bleeding?

Hormone action: Spironolactone has a chemical structure similar to female sex hormones and can cause post menopausal bleeding in women and breast swelling in man known as gynecomastia. ...Read more

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What kind of surgeries can cause premature menopause?

What kind of surgeries can cause premature menopause?

Depends: Any surgery that could damage or remove a pelvic organ such as an ovary, or interrupt the blood supply to an ovary, like a hysterectomy , could cause an early menopause. ...Read more

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Can a woman experience menopause at 37? I had my tubes clamped. Would this cause early menopause?

Can a woman experience menopause at 37? I had my tubes clamped. Would this cause early menopause?

Menopause: Yes. Of course. Menopause can happen at this age. Often women follow in the path of their mother and grandmothers. Tying one's tubes would in no way contribute to becoming menopausal. ...Read more

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How long does the fatigue caused by menopause?

How long does the fatigue caused by menopause?

Varies: From person to person. I suggest exercising daily and eating healthy. This will help your body with the transition ...Read more

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How much last the fatigue caused from menopause?

How much last the fatigue caused from menopause?

Other reasons: There are many reasons for fatigue other than menopause. You should have a physical exam and have lab work to check your thyroid, liver, blood count and other things. I would not just assume that it is from menopause. You could be missing something else that is causing it. ...Read more

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Night sweat causes. Post menopausal estradiol 46 What could be the cause?

Night sweat causes. Post menopausal  estradiol 46
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More estrogen?: You may need a higher dose. But there are other causes of night sweats besides menopause. See your doc to find out for sure. ...Read more

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