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I Think I Am Starting To Have Symptoms Of Menopause What Should I Do
Natural part of life: Approach menopause the way we approach puberty. It is a natural part of our lives and best dealt with through healthy diet and exercise and not with medications. In fact, puberty and menopause are mirror images of each other in the reproductive life of a women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
It is possible!: Symptoms of per-menopausal changes before the onset of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) might include: 1. Cycle irregularity 2. Hot flashes 3. Vaginal dryness talk with your doctor about something as simple as a low dose birth control pill if appropriate. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the more uncommon symptoms of menopause? What are some less common symptoms of menopause that i may be experiencing but not aware of?
Menopausal symptoms: Everyone is different! many women skate by with no symptoms at all. But here are the classics: 1) absence of periods, 2) irregular periods/missed periods (remember that bleeding after sex is a warning symptom: see your doctor), 3) hot flashes, 4) nightsweats, 5) dry skin, 6) vaginal dryness, 7) dry eyes, 8) word finding difficulty, 9) fatigue, 10) palpitations, 11) difficulty concentrating. ...Read more
Does a hysterectomy bring on symptoms of menopause? My doctor is recommending a hysterectomy to deal with my severe fibroids and bleeding; she calls it "surgical menopause." will I have symptoms of menopause like hot flashes after the surgery?
Rarely: Some women will experience a very early or premature menopause in the 30s and symptoms may start up to 5 years before the periods stop. Nonetheless, hot flashes can also be due to certain medications, thyroid or other endocrine problems, or to certain types of cancer, like lymphoma. See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most common symptoms of menopause or perimenopause and at what most common age does it start?
Perimenopause: Perimenopause can begin in a few women in their 30s, but much more commonly in their 40s. This is a time of unstable changes in the balance of hormones that can cause many symptoms and distress in a womans life. Pms, fatigue, "foggy thinking" , mood changes, depression, flu like feelings, insomnia, irregular periods, sexual dysfunction and other. Menopause is when there are no periods for 1year. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will i go into menopause after a hysterectomy? Will my body automatically start going through menopause once I have a hysterectomy? What kind of symptoms should I expect?
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