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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
I just turn 39 and i been having chills and swettinng and i get upset could that mean im getting menapose?
Possibly: Hormonal changes occur at different times and can present differently depending on the individual. You are a little on the younger side for menopause, but not impossible, and when it occurs it can produce personality changes, but these can also be due to other things. If it keeps up or gets worse suggest you check with your doctor. Hope this eases up soon. ...Read more
I am 44 years old and in the midst of a terrible period and a lot of clotting. Could this be the start of peri-menapose?
I'm 45 and going through menapose. My periods come every few months. I had unprotected sex and got my period last week. How would i know if i'm pregna?
Time or test: It is possible, though unlikely. Better to think ahead! testing is very available these days_ see your pharmacist / or gyn. ...Read more
Age-ist stereotyping: Menopause is the end of periods (for 1 yr) due to decline in functioning of the ovaries over many years. Around then other symptoms may occur due to disease, 'passage of time' or changes in endocrine glands, eg, thyroid. They're not reasons to mock, treat women poorly at home or on the job. Seeing gyn provider is a good start to sort out what is occurring and what to do to improve, maintain health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Most women can manage their hot flashes with measures such as dressing in layers, sipping ice water, avoiding trigger foods such as alcohol & spicy food. Paced breathing has been shown in research studies to reduce intensity and duration of hot flashes: http://www.Cascadewomenshealth.Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/menopausal%20management/paced-breathing.Pdf. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Irregular periods: The menopausal transition, or peri-menopause is an interval of 3-5 years prior to the final menstrual period. During this time, periods become increasingly irregular. The medical definition of menopause is one year without a period. During the menopausal transition, women typically will have intermittent hot flashes along with irregular periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopause symptoms: Menopause happens when your ovaries stop producing Estrogens and progesterones. This causes your period to stop coming. You could also have hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, decreased sex drive, irritabilty, difficulty sleeping, dry skin, and thinning hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Menopause is defined as not having a period for 12 months. The average age in the us is 51. So there can be women who are younger and older going through menopause. I have a few women in my practice that are still having regular cycles at 60. They r definitely biologically younger than their chronological age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer