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Joint Pain And Menopause
My mom(she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin
Silence in Medicine: I believe first that medicine in general has nothing to say about the health benefits of your proposed use of an oil. This is not in any way known to have positive or negative health benefits. Thus medicine is neutral about this product. ...Read more
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
Takin toprol XL for svt, clonidin for sweats related to menopause, started tramadol 1 wk ago for joint pain. Does BP 95/50, pulse 48 seems lo?
Menopause: Yes, it seems low. Why are you taking clonidin for hot flashes>? Is there a contraindication for hormone therapy? Have you consider alternatives therapies to menopausal symptoms other than clonidine? There are multiple medication in the market that will not lower your BP like that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom (she's 47, menopause) sometimes has joint pain in ankles, joints of upper portion of legs. Pain increases sometime after morning walk and after?
Causes of persistent reddish purplish color below the cuticle on left pinky and fingertip next to it, gout like joint pain on right side of body?
Don't suspect gout : Doubt gout it would be unusual at your age and even Hippocrates noted that women don't usually get gout until after menopause. Your physician can evaluate you and have you see a rheumatologist. Arthritis in those joints at your age could suggest something like inflammatory arthritis related to psoriasis, but there are other possible causes also. A full evaluation will help answer your question ...Read more
I haven't had a period for 3 months. Im 43 years old. I feel tired and I can't sleep. Dry skin. Joint pain. Whats going on with me?
Hi, im 43 years old, for years i can't sleep, mood swings, rspid heart rate off and on, joint pain gain weight, no sex drive, ?
Many, many causes: Medical specialists in joint diseases are called rheumatolgists. If the joint hurts, it's called 'arthralgia'; if the joints are inflamed (red, swollen, warm, painful), its called 'arthritis' which can be part of over 100 diseases. Many more cause joint arthralgia. Most are limited to 3-4 weeks. Most common chronic is degenerative. Joint pains over a month...Not always simple answer--see your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: It is probably not possible to completely avoid joint pain. I am not sure I have ever met a person who hasn't had some type of joint pain at some point in there life. However, there are things you can do to keep your joints healthy. This would include having a healthy weight, staying physically active, eating a diet rich in whole food including lots of veggies, and less red meat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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