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I am 48, gas problems, I had a period last week and now i am bleeding again, I don't know if its pre-menopause or something else.
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
Can you tell me why ever since i went into surgical menopause I have been having a lot of heart burn and gas, upset stomach?
Get checked: Bleeding, even spotting, after completed menopause is never normal. It could be caused by anything from excessive dryness and friction with your exercise, to an infection, to serious problems including cancer. If it has been a year or more since you have stopped having monthly periods, any new bleeding or spotting is cause for concern and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i know that age is a risk factor, but is being post-menopausal a risk factor in itself?
How do you feel?: Different women have different reactions to menopause. Some women find it difficult because it's a definite sign that they're aging and they may be facing a home without their children. Other women are happy about entering a new phase of their life unburdened by child rearing responsibilities and the need for birth control. Many women feel both ways, and more. If you feel it, it's normal. ...Read more
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