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What is post menopausal syndrome.?

What is post menopausal syndrome.?

Misnomer. : In menopause the ovaries are permanently no longer producing both estrogen and progesterone, which are potent female hormones. Every cell in a woman's body has estrogen and Progesterone receptors, not just the reproductive system, so the entire body suffers once in menopause...This lasts forever. There is actually no such thing as postmenopause. Cyclic bhrt can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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If I have mosaic turner's syndrome will I have premature menopause?

If I have mosaic turner's syndrome will I have premature menopause?

Turner syndrome: Turners syndrome is one of the most common reasons for premature ovarian failure. Many turner syndrome patients will never menstrate because of rapid follicular depletion. Since you have a mosaic pattern , it is unpredictable when your ovaries will fail. You could potentially start menstruating and start ovulating for a few years before ovarian failure. ...Read more

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I get night time facial flushing and palpitations last few minutes to hour 61yrs thru menopause is it carcinoid syndrome?

I get night time facial flushing and palpitations last few minutes to hour 61yrs thru menopause is it carcinoid syndrome?

Very rare: Carcinoid syndrome is very rare. Flushing from perimenopausal state s is very common. Common things happen commonly. But if you want to rule out carcinoid, ask your doctor to collect a 24 hour urine for 5h-iaa. Then you can put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to deal with memory loss and dull brain syndrome due to menopause? Does it get better? Is all a myth?

What are the best ways to deal with memory loss and dull brain syndrome due to menopause? Does it get better? Is all a myth?

More of a myth!: Less you wiorry the better. Menopause is not a disease. It happens to all the women and they are expected to live normal lives. You will too if you do not get hung up about it. Your 'slowed' memory may be more related to anxiety...So do something to make you happy and cheerful ....Like taking daily walks and relaxation in the outdoors! ...Read more

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42yo, total hysterectomy followed by 2 ovarian remnant syndrome surgeries. Fsh at 21.8. No menopause symptoms, pain is back. Could it be remnant?

42yo, total hysterectomy followed by  2 ovarian remnant syndrome surgeries. Fsh at 21.8. No menopause symptoms, pain is back. Could it be remnant?

Ovarian remnant: Yes, unfortunately ovarian remnant can be difficult to surgically excise. Typically, in our practice, we purposefully stimulate the ovary prior to surgery so that we can see the tissue better. An alternative to surgery is to suppress ovarian function with hormones and see if the pain gets better. Sometimes, however, pain can be due to the scar tissue, which hormone therapy will not help. ...Read more

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When does menopause occur?

When does menopause occur?

Average 50: It partly depends on family history, but somewhere around age 50. ...Read more

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When does menopause happen?

When does menopause happen?

Average age is 51: In the us the average age for natural menopause is 51. But it can happen earlier or later and still be normal. ...Read more

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Menopause relief naturally?

Menopause relief naturally?

Options: Black cohosh is an herb which may be beneficial for hot flashes, but which should be avoided if there is liver illness. The lignans in flaxseed and flaxseed oil may help night sweats/ to obtain the most benefit from flaxseed oil, it should be cold grinded. The plant Estrogens in red clover may be helpful with mild menopausal symptoms but may be contraindicated in a woman with either breast >>. ...Read more

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Looking for peri menopause site?

Looking for peri menopause site?

Check out URL below: A good web site for learning about perimenopause is www.Menopause.Org, which is the official site of the north american menopause society. Click on the for women button. ...Read more

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How do I know I am in menopause?

How do I know I am in menopause?

Perimenopause: Menopause is the absence of menses for 12 months. You are probably more interested in peri-menopause. Early peri-menopause is early or late menses by more than 3 days. Late peri-menopause is an absence of menses by more than 3 months but not 12 months. Many women have more symptoms in peri-menopause than menopause. ...Read more

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What are peri menopause symptoms?

Symptoms of menopaus: The most common symptom of the perimenopause (the 3-5 years prior to the final menstrual period) is irregular bleeding. Other symptoms include periodic hot flashes/flushes, including those that awaken you from sleep at night. Also vaginal dryness or mood swings can occur. Some women also have breast tenderness as well. ...Read more

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Can u start menopause in your 20s?

Can u start menopause in your 20s?

Yes: Premature ovarian failure can occur, although it isn't very common. Check w/your gyn if concerned. ...Read more

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When do you are nearing menopause?

Varies: The average age for the menopause is 50 to 52. It is within normal limits to become menopausal any time after the age of 40. The peri-menopause is typical for 2 to 5 years before the menopause. ...Read more

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What can I expect during menopause?

What can I expect during menopause?

Support her !: It is a natural event in a woman's life that can last months or years. When the ovaries stop producing estrogen around age 52, a woman can have hot flushes, night sweats, irritability, vaginal dryness, sleeplessness and other symptoms. Some women have severe symptoms, some mild and the duration varies widely. A woman should definitely see her gyn hcp (healthcare provider) for further advice. ...Read more

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May I know the symptoms of menopause.

May I know the symptoms of menopause.

Hot flashes: where you feel hot in upper part of body and may sweat, irritability or crying, scanty or no monthly cycles. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is it ever that a man have menopause?

Sort of: It's called "andropause" and it's when there's a significant drop in male hormone secretion like the drop in female hormone levels in women going through menopause. It's not as well-defined in men, and generally there's only a slow and gradual decline in male hormones as men get older, not a sudden drop like women experience. ...Read more

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What has symptoms similar to menopause?

What has symptoms similar to menopause?

Menopause: If you think you have symptoms similar to menopause you must see your gynecologist at your earliest convenience. Menopausal symptoms do occur in your age group. ...Read more