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 Lovemyhotflashpillow
    Leanne1968 - I've got a great solution to keep you cool and comfortable while you're working in that hot kitchen. Drape a freezer-stored Hot Flash Pillow around the back of your neck and over your shoulders. It stays cold for 30 minutes, and cool for - 69% more...
    Lovemyhotflashpillow- over a year ago
  3. link Leanne1968
    Can someone help me! I hhave been going throgh the change now for 3 years and the hot flushes r terrible i feel so hot im gonna pass out! The problem is i work in a kitchen which i love ;i have a quite corner thats cool so can control the symtoms abi - 59% more...
    Leanne1968- over a year ago
  4. link Nosleep49
    I am 49 and have heightned feelings of anxiety and perspire often during the day and night. I have a patch of dry skin on my forehead that is almost scaley. I am unable to sleep through the night almost every night. I feel like my life is upside down - 40% more...
    Nosleep49- over a year ago
  5. link Brenrn
    This is the worst thing I ever had to go through in my life. About 4 years ago I had brain fog, depression, periods were heavy and lasted 2 weeks or more and wanted a divorce. I did some research and found the Natural Progesterone cream. This was a l - 84% more...
    Brenrn- over a year ago
  6. link Terrijean
    OMG!! Thanks everyone. The info has been helpful. I had a hisrectomy back in may tight before my 28th birthday. I've been feeling rage, depression, anxiety...and the hot flashes are horrible.
    Terrijean- over a year ago
  7. link Laricci1
    Thank God. I seriously thought I was losing my mind. I had a hysterectomy a couple years ago, but retained my ovaries. I've had a few hot flashes, but the crabbiness, the mood swings and nastiness towards my husband is unforgiveable. Going to check w - 11% more...
    Laricci1- over a year ago
  8. link Julee63
    I have no clue if I was worse off before starting the BHRT at the beginning of Feb or worse now...all I know is I am NOT feeling all that better...the Estradiol made me feel a million times better for about two weeks when I first started it and then - 47% more...
    Julee63- over a year ago
  9. link Valerie1957
    Girl, it sounds like you gotta get OFF that stuff. I started exercised, stopped smoking, am eating a little better and have been reading lots of books about menopause. Supplements is what they are all talking about and I am refusing to do the prozac - 44% more...
    Valerie1957- over a year ago
  10. link Julee63
    well, I think I spoke too soon about BHRT..I am still on the Estradio(upped the dose just a little and this doesn't seem to be giving me any probs) but the doc put me on 1st, medroxyprogesterone(generic Provera)-synthetic progesterone, which did awfu - 75% more...
    Julee63- over a year ago
  11. link Valerie1957
    Like Scarlett O'Hara, tomorrow is another day. Stay sane dear Carol. Know that you are not crazy, nor are you alone. Hope tomorrow is not as rough as today...that would be great thing for you. CHEERS! Valerie xo
    Valerie1957- over a year ago
  12. link Valerie1957
    Yes, that's what I told mine today. My husband just asked me how the appointment went and I told him I'd tell him later. Just don't want to talk to him about it. He's so...unaware and, oh I don't even know how to explain it. So I told my Gyno that I - 78% more...
    Valerie1957- over a year ago
  13. link Monthly Spells
    Valerie, THANK YOU so much for replying, YES it does help to talk to others that are going through similar circumstances. I do plan to make a GYNO visit soon and see if a SHE can make a difference....I really do don't want to take HRT's. GOD BLESS yo - 14% more...
    Monthly Spells- over a year ago
  14. link Valerie1957
    Carol, Keep the hope going, girl! I would go to the doctor again and maybe get a second opinion (and I always insist on female doctors!). I am sorry for what you are going through and also sorry to say I do not have the same symptoms...sorry for the - 60% more...
    Valerie1957- over a year ago
  15. link Sbrat09
    OMGosh!! i am glad i found this sight. I thought I was losing my mind. I am 44 and i am experaince some of what is being described here. Mainly the mood swings, tiredness, not able to sleep, I think it is pre menapuase. I have been to the women to wo - 51% more...
    Sbrat09- over a year ago
  16. link Katrina33
    Jmacky - I have recommended PhytoEstrogen to alot of friends and they love it (Vitamin Shoppe or Whole Foods). I have also started taking Super B-Complex and especially B-5 (Pantothenic acid)when an anxiety attack comes on. I suffer from bad anxiety - 43% more...
    Katrina33- over a year ago
  17. link Valerie1957
    Jmacky - Now that I look back I have no idea how I got through all that loss. But they are with me everyday and I miss them terribly. Sometimes we underestimate how resilient we really are I guess. Hang in there and thanks for being there. Good to kn - 23% more...
    Valerie1957- over a year ago
  18. link Alison65
    paranoid .... help
    I am 48, havent had a period for 6 years, am menopausal, hot flushes, weight gain, depression, anxiety, awwww just everything. The thing that bothers me so much is my lack of confidence, I forget words, I dont seem to have any common sense any more a - 64% more...
    Alison65- over a year ago - in Menopause
  19. link Leighlatchum
    Menopause: I feel like someone I loved has died
    I've tried to describe the feeling in my heart or at my sternum or in my stomach (it's somewhere in that vicity)....I am always carrying around this feeling inside similar to how one feels when a dear loved one has died. I had my blood drawn last wee - 44% more...
    Leighlatchum- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Menopause
  20. link Canisurvive
    I totally know how you feel. It's so different from how I've been my entire life. I was always happy and positive and can be that way for some of the month but as soon as I begin the hormone changes that lead to my period I become a completely differ - 83% more...
    Canisurvive- over a year ago
  21. link Aaami
    I am only 23 and i have very light period since last 4 months.
    Please help me. I am only 23. And without any reason my period become very light, it is about 20% of normal. What i should do?
    Aaami- over a year ago - in Menopause
  22. link Anninphuket
    Symptons of Menopause
    I am 48yrs old and believe I am post menopause. Can anyone tell me if extremely sore breasts and nipples are a symptom of menopause?
    Anninphuket- over a year ago - 31 Replies - in Menopause
  23. link Ladflirt
    im going thro9ugh it also and hate it my bloating is the worse not to mention i freel depressed lonely and full o anziiety
    Ladflirt- over a year ago
  24. link Perlav0826
    Period after 6 months. Sleepy all the time.
    I am 50 and thought i had completly gone thorugh menopuse last year. After 6 months of no period, i came on yesterday very heavy. lots of blood clots. I am soaking up the overnight pads. i have been very sleepy for several months also. its now to the - 53% more...
    Perlav0826- over a year ago - in Menopause
  25. link Cjan
    i AM SO PLEASED TO FIND THIS FORUM ABOUT MENOPAUSE. i AM HAVING A TERRIBLE, i MEAN TERRIBLE TIME. i THOUGHT THAT I WAS GOING CRAZY. My head is in a fog, I have dizziness, unable to sleep. Of course hot flashes. Does anybody know how long you experien - 12% more...
    Cjan- over a year ago - in Menopause
  26. link Lollypop2
    menopause makes me hate my husband
    i am post menopause by two years and i am experiencing very strange emotions and i want to know if anyone else feels this way.. about the time i should be getting a period my mood changes dramatically, i,m like jeckell and hyde, i will start an argum - 59% more...
    Lollypop2- over a year ago - in Menopause
  27. link Sunflower2
    Early Menopause
    I'm 49 started menopause at 41. Oh yes, the mood swings, hot flashes, my poor family. Anxiety levels, head fog, ridiculous. Oh yes let's not forget depression. Now that I will be 50 this year it feels like everything
    Sunflower2- over a year ago - in Menopause