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44 yrs old irregular periods for about three yrs. Heavy periods. Cramping without bleeding for a week before. Perimenopause?

44 yrs old irregular periods for about three yrs. Heavy periods. Cramping without bleeding for a week before. Perimenopause?

Sound like going: toward the menopause by having anovulatory cycles cauing thickening of the endometrium followed by heavy periods . Have your hormone level checked such as FSH level to see where you stand in terms of going to menopause. Your gyn can help you to make your periods uneventful. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Perimenopause (Definition)

Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk ...Read more


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How can I cope up with perimenopausal symptoms?Is it dangerous?The anxiery, the irregular menstruation, back pains..Im 42 yr old

How can I cope up with perimenopausal symptoms?Is it dangerous?The anxiery, the irregular menstruation, back pains..Im 42 yr old

Please see your gyn: For a woirkup and there are many treatment options depending on your sxs. And what is found on your exam, blood work and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods bad for you?

Are irregular periods bad for you?

Depends on reason.: When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular. Other reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy. ...Read more

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What could cause irregular periods?

Many reasons: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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What is causing my irregular periods?

What is causing my irregular periods?

Many things: Hormonal imbalances, ovarian cysts, stress, new medications (certain ones), weight gain or weight loss, thyroid problems, fibroids, endometrial polyps of precancerous cells are some of the causes of irregular periods. ...Read more

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Why do I have super irregular periods?

Not sure: Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy. When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular. ...Read more

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Is it common to have irregular periods?

Is it common to have irregular periods?

Yes: Irregular periods are common even in younger women and become much more frequent after age 40. ...Read more

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What is the cause of irregular periods?

Hormonal issues: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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