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I am 44 female and having very irregular periods and memory loss and tiredness?

I am 44 female and having very irregular  periods and memory loss and tiredness?

Perimenopausal?: You may be perimenopausal. Adrenal stress/fatigue may also play a role. You need your hormone levels checked to rule out other problems that can affect your periods as well. Neurotransmitter (chemical messengers in the brain) testing should also be done. Sleep deprivation can cause the symptoms you are describing. The average adult needs 7 hours per night. ...Read more

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21 yr old female, hair and weight loss, fatigue, irritated scalp, anxiety, high stress, irregular periods, mood swings, thin spots?

21 yr old female, hair and weight loss, fatigue, irritated scalp, anxiety, high stress, irregular periods, mood swings, thin spots?

Multiple poss,: Whatever the issue, stress may be resulting in or adding to the issue. Alopecea areata is hair loss that can be caused by stress, get on some zantac (ranitidine) 150mg. If no medical reason is found, and often there isn't ( adrenal insufficiency, thyroid, autoimmune dz) then Mirtazapine is a great drug for insomnia, appetite and mood/anxiety. It works well in those with your profile but you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Early menapause at 38? Irregular periods, hair loss, zero sex drive, irritability, fatigue, weight gain, tender breasts. First period at age 11.

Early menapause at 38?  Irregular periods, hair loss, zero sex drive, irritability, fatigue, weight gain, tender breasts. First period at age 11.

Perimenopause: Most women have a period before menopause that is a transitional time and can have some or all of your symptoms. When they begin before 40 it is considered early, but not necessarily abnormal to have this happen in your mid 30's. Ask your doctor for an exam to reassure yourself or to discover if anything is a problem. You may just be a bit avant garde. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My oestradiol is 1339pmol/l progesterone 0.9 nmol/l in the follicular phase. What could this mean? Irregular periods, pms, fatigue and dizzieness.

My oestradiol is 1339pmol/l progesterone 0.9 nmol/l in the follicular phase. What could this mean? Irregular periods, pms, fatigue and dizzieness.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, fatigue, slight cramping, irregular periods.

Lower back pain, fatigue, slight cramping, irregular periods.

Many possibilities: Thyroid disorder, PCOS, pregnancy, and many other possible explanations for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dark spotting1 week after period ended, usually irregular periods being 3 w/s late.Tendor breasts, headache, fever+fatigue.Had unprotected sex.Pregnant?

Pregnancy test: Yes, you could be pregnant. Important to have a pregnancy test. You can bleed in the first trimester of pregnancy and still have a healthy baby. However, bleeding during pregnancy can also be a bad sign. If you are pregnant follow up with an OB doctor. ...Read more

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Never had irregular periods. This came ten days late, blood test ruled neg HCG. This "period" is spotting with occasional cramps and fatigue for 1wk.

Never had irregular periods. This came ten days late, blood test ruled neg HCG.  This "period" is spotting with occasional cramps and fatigue for 1wk.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Iv fatigue,body pain,intolerance to cold & heat,frequent cold,swollen face,irregular periods,pcos diagnosed. Bt my thyroid results came out as normal?

Iv fatigue,body pain,intolerance to cold & heat,frequent cold,swollen face,irregular periods,pcos diagnosed. Bt my thyroid results came out as normal?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleepdisorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Hi, I've been having irregular periods. More recently I have had extreme fatigue after exercise, bloating, tender breasts, bouts of achy hips?

Hi, I've been having irregular periods. More recently I have had extreme fatigue after exercise, bloating, tender breasts, bouts of achy hips?

Signs of pregnancy: when did your menstrual period become irregular? when did your first period happen? what do irregular periods mean for you? if you are sexually active and having unprotected (no condoms) vaginal intercourse with a partner, tiredness after exercise, bloating and tender breasts may be signs of pregnancy. As pregnancy continues, hip joints can get loose. Home pregnancy test in AM (1st void is best) ...Read more

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Dizziness upon standing, thirst, pounding headaches, irregular periods, fatigue, feeling faint. What is going on? What do I need to have checked?

Dizziness upon standing, thirst, pounding headaches, irregular periods, fatigue, feeling  faint. What is going on? What do I need to have checked?

Hormone balance: With blood pressure issues and problem periods, i'd see your pcp for a recommendation of an endocrinologist who can investigate your hormone levels. Best wishes and make sure to follow up. Until you see the doc, please stay well nourished and hydrated. ...Read more

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