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Perimenopause Mood Swings
Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more
I am 36 years old I had my partial Hysterectomy at 33. I am having hot flashes, clammy skin, fatigue, vaginal dryness, mood swings. Perimenopause?
Possible: What exactly was removed? Just the uterus and cervix? Was one or both ovaries left? Sometimes even if the ovaries are left the blood supply is compromised somewhat from dividing the blood supply to the uterus. See your provider for blood work to determine if you might be in menopause or premenopause. This would mean blood work. ...Read more
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
Will my new gyno I see next month be able to see if I have endometriosis or perimenopause or? I have SEVERE & often 2-wk long PMS w/ breast pain & cysts,cramping,bloating & uncontrollable mood swings,heavy painful periods that have gotten worse in the las
Yes: He or she will do an Ultrasound and bloodwork as well as exam to help delineate the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with pcos at 18. I'm now 46 and experiencing really bad perimenopausal symptoms such as mood swings and anxiety, acid reflux, crushing?
Different issues: PCOS and other symptoms may be unrelated. How much over ideal weight are you? Any meds or hormones? See if your Drs have some answers. ...Read more
Absolutely!: But you must work with a medical provider to find the right medication(s) for you. ...Read more
It can: The gastrointestinal tract is now known as one of the largest endocrine organs of our body. In essence without proper nutrition, there are many hormones generated from our gut that feed back to our brain that could generate a whole host of emotional responses. It comes down to balance. Doing anything to the extreme, including exercise, extreme dieting, etc has consequences..Such as mood swings. ...Read more