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What are symptoms of menopause?

What are symptoms of menopause?

Age-ist stereotyping: Menopause is the end of periods (for 1 yr) due to decline in functioning of the ovaries over many years. Around then other symptoms may occur due to disease, 'passage of time' or changes in endocrine glands, eg, thyroid. They're not reasons to mock, treat women poorly at home or on the job. Seeing gyn provider is a good start to sort out what is occurring and what to do to improve, maintain health. ...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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What are symptoms of menopause ?

What are symptoms of menopause ?

Multiple symptoms: The main symptom of menopause is absence of menstrual cycle . Although a lot of women experience , hot flashes , night sweats , mood changes and skip menstrual cycles before the periods cease completely. ...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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What are the symptoms of menopause?

What are the symptoms of menopause?

"Hot Flashes": Hot flashes are the main complaint of menopausal women. This is a flushing sensation usually accompanied by "drenching" sweats and a sensation of "hotness" due to a lack of estrogen. Other symptoms include scant or irregular menses progressing to absence of menses. Vaginal dryness is also a sign of menopause. Libido may change as well. If concerned see your pcp or gynecologist. They can help. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pri menopause?

What are symptoms of pri menopause?

Hot flashes: The most common first symptom of aapproaching menopause is so called flashes or flushing. Warmth which is sudden, often at night, often brought on by stress and frequently experienced at night during sleep. Usually felt over the face, neck and upper torso. Lasts minutes. May be episodic but recur often. Menstrual irregularity typically comes later. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for menopause?

What are the symptoms for menopause?

Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. However, when perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; lack of concentration, dryness of vaginal tissue; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; v libido. In us, ave.Age for menopause. ...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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What are menopause signs or symptoms?

What are menopause signs or symptoms?

Many: The most common symptoms are hot flashes, mood changes, skin and hair dryness, vaginal dryness, pain with intercourse, rapid heart rate (rare), anxiety, sleep disturbances, remember, most do great with menopause and not everyone has symptoms. I list many of these, along with treatment options in my book, a woman's guide to hormone health. ...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

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Am I too young to have menopause symptoms?

Am I too young to have menopause symptoms?

Can start early : The average age of menopause is 51 or 52 years old. Women can experience the symptoms of menopause starting at 10 years before this time, and can extend for years afterwards. Typical symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and mood issues. The mood issues can include irritablity, crankiness, sadness, anxiety, or emotional lability. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of peri-menopause?

What are common symptoms of peri-menopause?

Many:: Moodiness, irritability, anxiety, sleep dysfunction, irregular or heavy menses, sometimes weight gain. These are some of the most common perimenopausal symptoms that women can experience due to the hormonal changes that occur during the perimenopause transition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and signs of menopause?

Hot flashes,nomenses: You will start getting hot flashes, menses will decline and by definition no menses for 12 months is menopause. Night sweets also common. The average time interval from beginning to total cessaton of menses is approximately four years. ...Read more

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I want to know about the symptoms of menopause?

Classic Symptoms: Irregular or no periods, hot flushes, night sweats, sleeplessness, decreased libido, mood swings, irritability and vaginal dryness are the classic symptoms of menopause. The average age for menopause in the us is 52 y/o. There are blood tests available to check for menopause as well (fsh). See your healthcare provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of menopause? What happens?

What are the symptoms of menopause? What happens?

Menopause at 32?: If your periods have stopped at your young age you must see a Gynecologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Could I have symptoms of menopause before age 40?

Yes: It is premature menopause if your periods stopped as well. It could be peri-menopause, meaning the function of the ovaries is declining. The symptoms could also be part of pre-menstrual syndrome. Hormone test can help to differentiate among these possibilities. ...Read more

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What menopause symptom remedies do you recommend?

Talk to your Dr.: 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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What if I have symptoms of menopause before age 40?

What if I have symptoms of menopause before age 40?

It is possible!: Symptoms of per-menopausal changes before the onset of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) might include: 1. Cycle irregularity 2. Hot flashes 3. Vaginal dryness talk with your doctor about something as simple as a low dose birth control pill if appropriate. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I take to control the symptoms of menopause?

What can I take to control the symptoms of menopause?

Estrogen: There are no really effective alternatives despite the testmonials for herbal remedies. Some of the symptoms may respond to antidepresants. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more