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Can the start of menopause cause or have an effect on, dissociation, bipolar or thyroid problems? I have been diagnosed with all three.

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Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
Integrative Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: YES!

Hormonal imbalances, particularly involving the thyroid and sex hormones, can derail mental health.
The body is all about biochemical balance, and any diruption of this balance will cause mental/psychological and physical/physiologic symptoms. Your body creates these symptoms as "alarms" to warn you about these imbalances.

In brief: YES!

Hormonal imbalances, particularly involving the thyroid and sex hormones, can derail mental health.
The body is all about biochemical balance, and any diruption of this balance will cause mental/psychological and physical/physiologic symptoms. Your body creates these symptoms as "alarms" to warn you about these imbalances.
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry

In brief: Partial answer

I have not seen menopause to have any particular effect on dissociation.
I have not seen menopause have any particular effect on bipolar disorder either. I do not feel qualified to answer the question regarding your thyroid so i will leave that up to one of my colleagues to comment on.

In brief: Partial answer

I have not seen menopause to have any particular effect on dissociation.
I have not seen menopause have any particular effect on bipolar disorder either. I do not feel qualified to answer the question regarding your thyroid so i will leave that up to one of my colleagues to comment on.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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