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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 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
Takin toprol (metoprolol) 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?
Too general: Sorry, this is way too general a question...Even with specifics including your age, medical history, family history, work history, and additional answers the possible causes are many, many things...Please see your doctor to discuss your concerns! this would be like ordering pants for someone and not knowing the gender, age or size! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Picture your knee with a shock absorber inside and a small amount of lubricating fluid. That is normal. Now picture the lubrication or shock absorber to be defective. The result is a general pain in the joint worse on weight bearing. Sometime swelling occurs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
So broad a ?: Joint pain has many causes. Whole specialists r studying 4 causes. There r so many, with ur ?There needs to more detailed information. What joint, fever, swelling, injury? Even with more specific information u need 2 c a rheumatologist, even then it requires a lot of testing ; touching 2 come up with a dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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