Menopause Discussions

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  1. link Biddulphloraine
    going crazy with menopause
    i am 48yrs and believe i am post menopause. can anyon else tell me if you are feeling suicidal.
    Biddulphloraine- over a year ago - 172 Replies - in Menopause
  2. link Desert_rose
    Hey, johannas56 - No problem! God probably gets sick of hearing from me sometimes but I keep praying anyway. Hello HappyNY...Thanks for the information. I may try the Red Yeast Rice with CoQ10. 50 points is significant given my familial history on my - 82% more...
    Desert_rose- over a year ago
  3. link Happyinnewyork
    Hi, Re: CHOLESTEROL AND ALSO WEIGHT AND MENOPAUSE thought I'd mention this, now keep in mind we all respond differently to vitamins and supplements ---- CHOLESTEROL: I've been taking Red Yeast Rice with CoQ10 for six weeks. In 2 weeks from starting Y - 89% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  4. link Johannas56
    DR, did u know the name of my band is The Desert Sky Band. Desert Rose would be better!Look on youtube under raptor615 for some old videos;we're in transition and bringing in a new lead guitarist/singer.He's great so it should all work out well.Are u - 73% more...
    Johannas56- over a year ago
  5. link Rottiemama
    Thanks so much for the positive feedback. I think it is so important to do the research and find what is best for you. Good luck on your journey to good health. No matter how crummy you feel I KNOW it is so important to say positive things to yoursel - 53% more...
    Rottiemama- over a year ago
  6. link Happyinnewyork
    Wow Rottie, I'm so glad to hear you are back and kicking! and doing it with a naturopath. I've been doing good, taking tons of vitamins - but still on the premarin .03 - but am considering going to bio-identical still. Still doing research - glad to - 21% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  7. link Rottiemama
    I wanted to chime in and let you all know that I went off the pharmaceuticals that always screw me up out of desparation. I was put on an anti convulsive drug to deal with depression. I felt like I was a zombie...very, very out of it. I stopped after - 77% more...
    Rottiemama- over a year ago
  8. link Katrina33
    Ok Ladies - a new revelation! Thank you Johanna: I had another endoscopy and it seems that its gotten better, and the following may help not only the barretts but also other physical and emotional pain. While doing ALOT of research and making some sm - 83% more...
    Katrina33- over a year ago
  9. link Healthcoach
    I forgot to say that the ESTROVEN I take contains Black Cohosh as well as Soy Isoflavones( Natual soy estrogen) as well as many other vitamins and supplements.. and Combined with Progesterone cream... life is grand again... like you no more trying to - 9% more...
    Healthcoach- over a year ago
  10. link Healthcoach
    I hope reading the book helps, It is very technical in some areas. I know it helped me to undrstand what my body was doing as well as how cope with it. Living in the south, hotflashes and summer do not mix and make it even more miserable to cope with - 62% more...
    Healthcoach- over a year ago
  11. link Johannas56
    Desert Rose, meant to tell u that u sound like u may have circulatory problems. Do u smoke. I'm trying to quit but its bad for circulation. I have the same type of pain sometimes and was diagnosed w/ osteoarthritis in both knees so maybe its related - 59% more...
    Johannas56- over a year ago
  12. link Johannas56
    I wrote a note earlier for Katrina and it didnt post. So.....Katrina, if u have any questions about Barretts Esophagus write me at johannas56@comcast.net. I was diagnosed 6yrs ago and would be happy to talk or help if I can. Its scary but its not a d - 50% more...
    Johannas56- over a year ago
  13. link Happyinnewyork
    Dear Healthcoach - thanks so much for sharing your information with everyone - that's why these sites are life-savers. The more we learn and know about how hormones work and the search to find our healthy bodies is so important. I'm headed out to the - 7% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  14. link Rottiemama
    fsg2123...my god the things that have happened in your life are enough to deal with let alone throwing menapausal issues on top of it. My heart goes out to you. I know the emotional stress that it puts on a body. My naturopath recently put me on an a - 69% more...
    Rottiemama- over a year ago
  15. link Fsg2123
    I am 51 years old and Have loss my Son (19) in a car accident on top of both Inlaw parents found dead in there home. Then My other Son went in the Navy. Then I was told That I was going through premenapause. I am on Lexapro and Triamterene. I have ah - 33% more...
    Fsg2123- over a year ago
  16. link Happyinnewyork
    I know what your daughter is experiencing. I went into surgical menapause, and boy it is amazing how hot you can feel. It sort of feels like a furnace is burning up inside. Everyone has a different expression of this, but for me it starts in my middl - 67% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  17. link Rhondad828
    My mom also had a hysterectomy .... she was quite young .. in her upper 30's. She couldnt remember all she went through with going into menopause after that so I pretty much relied on my older sister and the symptoms she had. Sadly though in a years - 52% more...
    Rhondad828- over a year ago
  18. link Rottiemama
    Maybe you should give your daughter this link so she can see she is NOT alone..... I am so thankful to have these ladies to read about, Not feeling alone in this is very helpful. I know my mom never talked about Menapause. Women in her generation see - 41% more...
    Rottiemama- over a year ago
  19. link Rhondad828
    Like desertrose, I'm a little bit into the menopause, but the night sweats I had and the hot flashes during the day were horrible. I'd have to get up in the morning and take a shower because my entire body was covered in a layer of sweat. I would avo - 69% more...
    Rhondad828- over a year ago
  20. link Susandeli
    My daughter is 40 yrs. old and seems to be heading into menopause and has hot flashes, moody etc., but the one thing I've never heard anyone speak of is, my daughter says it feels like her insides are on fire. She does have night sweats and has to ge - 30% more...
    Susandeli- over a year ago
  21. link Happyinnewyork
    As long as no one is kicking us off this thread it should be all inclusive. Isn't all of life - going crazy and with menopause? I check in every day to see how you all are doing, and I get so much support and information and VALIDATION form this site - 8% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  22. link Rottiemama
    Listen..this may have started as a menapause site and as far as I am concerned I feel as long as we are supporting each other it is important....if I am wrong maybe we can just start another thread for middle aged ladies who need support. I am having - 33% more...
    Rottiemama- over a year ago
  23. link Happyinnewyork
    I'd go make an appointment with my internist right away. The symptoms you are describing do not sound like menapause to me - at least from all the research I've been doing. See a doctor, and let him/her tell you what they think it is. could be circul - 42% more...
    Happyinnewyork- over a year ago
  24. link Desert_rose
    OK... I never really thought the problems I am having with my feet (mainly my right one) could be menopause-related! Huh! I get up in the morning and my feet, particularly my right foot, hurts so bad I can hardly stand up. I used to joke with my hubb - 63% more...
    Desert_rose- over a year ago
  25. link Katrina33
    Ok, I know this is the menopause chat - and I apologize to most of you - but I also have been diagnosed with Barrett's! (as a few above) Is there a Barrett's chat, because I have alot of questions/concerns about that topic. Stay healthy and positive - 63% more...
    Katrina33- over a year ago
  26. link Mrschappie
    I like the bus analogy, rottiemania. Yes, I feel like I am aging as I speak, I feel like an old lady sometimes, at only 52. I have been having a lot of trouble with my feet and ankles swelling up, been putting it down to the osteoarthritis, as I have - 78% more...
    Mrschappie- over a year ago