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Menopause And Provera
I'm 40 & curious,Is it possible to go through menopause while on the Depo-Provera shot? also I don't get period From the shot.
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
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 14 yrs. Controlled hypothyroid for 5yrs. I've had night sweats for 9 mos. Peri menopause?Depo?Ddx?No other symptoms.
Night sweats: Night sweats usually begin with the decline of Progesterone in peri-menopause. This may also happen when women eat high estrogen stimulating foods that cause an imbalance between the two hormones. Stress may also induce a reduction in progesterone. Have your physician check your hormone levels. Have them also check your thyroid levels if not done recently. ...Read more
If Depo-Provera estradiol is use to relieve menopause symptoms, will it also cause withdrawal like severe body aches and pains/flu like symptoms if stop using?
Irregular periods: One may experience irregular periods or no periods at all. Nausea and breast tenderness may occur. Weight changes and fluid retention can be present. There are many more including headaches and depression. Weight changes have been reported as well as libido changes. All taken in context, it is a very safe and good form of birth control it may or may not be for you. Ask your pcp/gyn or pharm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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