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    Menopause resources

    Below are various resources for Menopause from leaflets to useful web sites and recommended discussions. There are patient leaflets on Menopause as below which also have related tabs with more information such as medicine leaflets, blogs etc. https://patient.info/health/menopause-and-hrt-leaflet https://patient.info/health/menopause-alternatives-to-hrt...

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  • Perimenopause and weird feeling

    Do any of you ladies ever experience what I can only describe as being a 'weird' feeling? Where i feel not quite right. When it hits I become all quiet and can't even speak, eat or move. I tend to retreat and let it pass if I can. It's such an odd feeling! I can't believe hormones...

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  • Loss of Confidence and Obsessive Thinking

    When I am feeling depressed, due to hormones, I notice that all of my confidence just evaporates; it's as though I become a totally different person. Then, I just start beating-up on myself and focusing on any perceived flaw. When I feel well, though, I am confident, upbeat, and excited about the...

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  • No sense in being here anymore.

    I am 60 years old.  I got cancer at 59.  I had a total hysterectomy about 5 full months ago.  They took out all my organs.  Uterus had cancer, fallopian tubes on both sides, both ovaries and cervix.  I cant take hormones because I had cancer of the endometrium.  So here...

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  • Aches and pains

    I ve been on here Several times asking about various things!  Does anyone else get random pains in their shoulders, legs and arms etc.? Plus sudden bouts of dizziness?  Not a good day for me today!!!

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  • Hair loss

    Are any if you having wads of hair loss. When I shampooed this morning, there was a big clump left on shower floor.

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  • Perimenopause and loss of apetite

    Hi Lovely ladies i am 3 yrs in peri, past months my periods have become lighter, this month no period, I also feel nausea, loss of appetite  at Times and other times I eat a lot, I feel also depressed at times, the symptoms comes and goes, even my blood pressure fluctuates, high, low, normal...my...

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  • Super heavy uncontrolled bleeding, waiting for referral SCARED

    Hi ladies, I have posted on here before but now I am really scared. I am 45 and my issues started last year with spotting after exercise. An US revealed a small fibroid and possibly a polyp but the 2 hysteroscopies I had failed to successfully remove it due to where it was in my tilted uterus. My periods...

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  • Menopause and paresthesia?

    I would love some input on my strange symptoms.  I'm 50 years old. For many years, my periods have been very close together, very long, and with 2-3 days of exceptionally heavy flow. I know this weird period stuff is normal in peri menopause. Then, after one of these "normal" (for...

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  • Menopause anxiety

    Hello i am 45 and i am on my 2nd month of not having a period. I dont have any symptoms of menopause just wondered if anyone has had this. I am fit and healthy dont snoke or drink

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  • Not to be dramatic, but...

    I am so happy to find you guys.  I feel like you're my people!  I am dying from menopause, or at least I think I am.  Here's my story, as brief as I can manage.  Six months ago I had my neurotransmitters checked because I was having increasing insomnia and the Bhrt I tried...

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  • Brain fog

    Anybody else out there feel like they have lost there mind. I know the brain changes as we get older,but at 50 this is ridiculous. Forgetting names, and walking into a room forgetting what you were going to do. What's your story?

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  • End of perimenopause

    Does anybody know if there is anyway of knowing when perimenopause is close to the end, and menopause is getting closer? I know that absent periods for a year means one has entered menopause but I ask because my periods are light, and my mental symptoms have worsened over the past yr. I'm wondering...

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  • Breasts... Long hard vein chord???

    Hi ladies, so my hormones have shifted this week with symptoms of very sore swollen breasts.. They are engorged like when you were pregnant.. However I'm concerned because on my right breast it has a long hard chord like vein running from the areola up the breast.. And not even sure its a vein, but...

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  • Dizzy dizzy dizzy

    Ok so I’m trying to get used to the fatigue but this dizziness is debilitating !!! Can’t stand it anymore !!! I still try to do my run but it’s tough and uncomfortable love to hear from anybody else going through menopause that has this and is suffering too ! I started on the bio identicals 2 weeks ago...

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  • Breast tenderness

    Hi ladies, How often do your breast feel tender thru perimenapause, I'm trying find out if I'm only one or other ladies similar issues, recently my breast just started to hurt on my left side and my left arm was aching me to the point I could not lift it above my head, anyone else with these...

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  • Perimenopause and body pain?!? need some help

    Hi again this is Jennifer, I am 50 yrs old and have written before about the complex horror of Perimenopause. Has anyone ever experienced low or upper back pain that radiates to the waist and absominals? It's a terrible feeling, I feel like my whole body aches. From my feet to my shoulders. I don't...

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  • DIzzyness

    Hello, I am new to this forum and have never posted  before on anything.  I am 45 next month amd have been suffering with an off balance feeling for over 2 years. The world doesn’t spin, it feels like I am on a boat. I do feel lightheaded and like I am going to pass out at times . The feeling...

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  • Anxiety Hacks?

    I have been struggling with terrible general anxiety and health anxiety.  (They tag team each other.)  I have some things I do regularly to help. Exercise Journaling Vitamin supplements less overtime at work lorezepam .5 as needed   bedtime ritual to help sleep (it keeps me wearing...

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  • Suicidal thoughts in perimenopause please help!!

    I am having suicidal thoughts everyday now. No doctor has been able to help me. I know I'm in perimenopause. My gyno says there's nothing wrong with me even though my testosterone was low and my progesterone was 0.2!! I don't know what to do anymore. I'm on an antidepressant but it does...

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  • Hoarding or cleaning

    So I found myself cleaning more lately, but I also understand why some women start hoarding at this age, you are afraid to let go of anything and that how we start to hoard, I'm cleaning but can't seem to finish my cleaning, and I found all of a sudden I'm very superstitious, anyone else...

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  • peri or keto

    hi everyone i have experienced low back pain and feels like it travels down my legs .Its very confusing as i do not know if its peri or my keto diet that im on .I have Been on Keto diet for a week now had headaches and diariah also my period is late so once again is it my hormones causing this .Has any...

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  • Perimenopause and flat feeling

    I'm currently experiencing a feeling of flatness. I just can't seem to get excited or enthusiastic about things that I once did.. I hate this feeling. I feel nothing sometimes, expressionless. I can't speak or do anything. It makes me just want to sit there and be zoned out.. Is this a normal...

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  • Purple spots and thin skin

    This happens only on my left arm so far (always the left side!), if I bump it or scratch it I all get purple spots. I’ll also bleed easily. Someone asked me if I was on blood thinners! No! What is this???

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  • Hurting

    I woke up during the night with a sharp pain in the pelvic area and into my back rib area. Went back to sleep. When I woke again I had soaked a light flo pad and had several sorta large clots then nothing for remainder of night. Still having some slight pain and now spotting. I have been having gushes...

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  • back tension

    i am having more tension in back  rib cage or lower back some days and ive read hormones do this too?  anyone else.  geeze this crap is ridiculous !! i was sorr sore amd stiff this am going to work i didnt know how i would make it.  

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  • Adrenaline surges?

    Is anyone else experiencing adrenaline surges? They are so scary! I had a super busy weekend with a big graduation party for my daughter on Saturday. On Sunday night, after all the party cleanup was over and I was resting, my heart rate went crazy. Shot up to 120 and pounded for about 3 hours. It felt...

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  • Cold

    Do any of you have times when you are freezing when it's not really even cold. I have been having these daily and it seems they happen then a few hours later, I have a gush and clots.

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  • Menopause and elbow pain

    Been on Livial Tiberlone for some 3 years. Immensely helped my sadness and anxiety, night sweats, hot flushes and libido. Suddenly my elbows have become so painful, almost unable to lift hair dryer, or a pan to pour into another. My thumb joints have been sore for some time but managed to ignore to date....

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  • Head pressure

    Here I am again, does anyone have head pressure when they bend down and sometimes when i cough. Sometimes my jaw feels tense too.Can't deal with this anymore. Constantly think something terrible is wrong with me. Been to many doctors. Had many tests including a CT scan of the brain. All good. Thank...

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  • No period for 5 years

    I have had no periods for 5 years and all the symptoms of menopause and last week I've started bleeding again what does this mean. The docs said I was gone through the menopause. I started menopause at 39 years old. I'm really confused help

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  • Giving up on BHRT and going to HRT

    after being very naughty and actually going out Saturday night .. one drink and home by 10.30 pm I am shot today . By 4.30 pm I was ready for bed ! This is no life ! I’m not waiting 3months for the BHRT to work that’ll be bloody winter and going to bed whilst it’s still light out is embarrassing. So...

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