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Perimenopausal Hot Flashes
I'm 32 and afraid i'm in premature perimenopause. Hot flashes/night sweats, brain fog, fatigue, mood swings. Tsh 4.0. On hbc. How can I know for sure?
It's possible: 32 is young for menopause, but possible for various reasons. Are you having periods and if so how often? Your doctor can check your gonadotropin levels to tell you if you are perimenopausal; if so then further work up would need to be done to determine the cause. It is important to note that your symptoms could also be caused by other medical reasons so it is important to follow with your doctor. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 47 years old and have entered perimenopause. besides hot flashes, what can I expect?
Varies: Many women experience hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, insomnia, and dry skin - among other symptoms. Of great concern is the increased risk for stroke, heart attack, colon cancer, alzheimer's disease, and osteoporosis. Talk to your doctor about these symptoms, risks, and the possible treatments. ...Read more
Can tibolone 1.25 dose a day alleviate severe hot flashes caused by perimenopause? If yes, when does it start to be effective?
I am 46 years old female. I have night sweats but no hot flashes during day. Could this still be perimenopause? Or something else? Thanks
In perimenopause, if your not having night sweats or hot flashes, does this mean estrogen is not needed? Many other symptoms exist.
HRT indications?: Hormone replacement therapy(hrt) is commonly advised for severe symptoms, especially hot flashes. Most other symptoms of estrogen deficiency can be managed with local applications of estrogen creams applied to the vaginal mucosa/ areas. Consult your gynecologist for further advice and proper management. ...Read more
I'm 42 and may be experiencing perimenopause symptoms: weight gain, clammy skin/hot flashes, and a significant ⬆️ in migraines. Ideas to help symptoms?
I tried Effexor 37.5 to alleviate perimenopause hot flashes but had to stop it after 4 days because of lousy side effects. Is Prozac easier to handle?
My pms is gtg worse I have hot flashes bad lower back pain and general malaise 13 days before my period . Perimenopause?
PMS: You need to make appointment with your PCP to do lab workup & check your hormones. ...Read more
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