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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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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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Can a progesterone test of 15.5 ng/ml 7 day post ovulation means the women is not entering perimenopause or other tests needed? Can it occur at age 34

Can a progesterone test of 15.5 ng/ml 7 day post ovulation means the women is not entering perimenopause or other tests needed? Can it occur at age 34

Ovulation occurred: If done, progesterone levels are checked on day 21 of the cycle (7 days after ovulation) to check if ovulation occurred. A structure within the egg, the corpus luteum, normally produces progesterone. Documenting ovulation does not confirm or deny perimenopause. Typically tests are not done to confirm perimeno, but irregular periods & other symptoms may suggest it. It RARELY occurs as young as 34:) ...Read more

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On lo loestrine fe for a year & am 44 yrs old. Worked relieving perimenopause symtoms up until today. Could i be ovulating? Extreme nausea & back pain

Not likely : The main function of taking a birth control pill is prevention of ovulation. This is still true even if in your case you are taking them for another reason. It is not likely that you are ovulating unless you have been skipping pills. ...Read more

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Towards blood results, dr.Davis and dr.Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal.No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs.Than why not ovulating?

Towards blood results, dr.Davis and dr.Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal.No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs.Than why not ovulating?

Anovulation: Stress and pregnancy are the most common causes of an ovulation, even when we are not aware of it. As a single occurrence, no need for alarm. Further testing or ovulation induction is likely warranted. ...Read more

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I am 50 yrs old. Ovulated 14 days ago. I am experiencing fatigue, sore breast with discharge. I still have reg periods. Perimenopause or pregnant?

I am 50 yrs old. Ovulated 14 days ago. I am experiencing fatigue, sore breast with discharge. I still have reg periods. Perimenopause or pregnant?

Menopause: We no longer use symptoms to diagnose pregnancy. The symptoms are ambiguous and are the same for numerous hormonal situations. Given your age i would doubt you are still ovulating, but if you have been sexual during your ovulation you must get a pregnancy test. My bet would be that you are in menopause. ...Read more

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What is perimenopause all about?

What is perimenopause all about?

Hormone balance: Basically, the ovary becomes dysfunctional past a certain age, which is why women are less fertile at 35 than they are at 25. Most hormones affect one another so that as we age, we become imbalanced. This can lead to the symptoms commonly referred to as perimenopause. They are treatable and reversible. While depression may be present, it almost never is the sole culprit of these symptoms. ...Read more

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