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Perimenopause driving me crazy
I was wondering if anyone has heard of gallbladder surgery exacerbating perimenopause? I had my gallbladder...More
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Reply: Worst Menopause Symptom?
I get the same thing now,, buzzing in my head that leads quickly to a rush of adrenalin that makes me...More
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Is this perimenopause
Back in Sept 2013 I began have hot flashes, dizziness, went 3 months no periods, anxiety,cant deal with...More
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Reply: Odd for me: back to regular menstruation (I have h...
Hi Dr. Minkin, Yes I do have a bit of a medical background, but not pertaining to gynecology. This...More
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Reply: Sleeping issue
Hello, The exact cause of RLS is not yet known, Restless leg syndrome(RLS) is a neurological issue that is...More
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Reply: Post menopausal
Your right got a lot of worries ,just like now I'm suffering from gallstone that adds to my pains that's...More
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Thanks again Doctor~ I go back to my Gyn Friday for an ultrasound and that's when she'll prescribe the...More
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Reply: Chest discomfort at night.
Dear An_258366, It is indeed possible that these symptoms could be hormonally mediated. However,...More
Reply: Dizziness & Nausea
Dear hmcam, Dizziness and nausea would certainly be unusual menopausal symptoms. But given...More

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Reply: Use of birth control for perimenopause
Dear 1Dylan, It certainly might help; and indeed, the doses we used in the past were certainly...More
Reply: Perimenopausal? Not sure...
Based on your age, symptoms, and having had a hysterectomy, it sounds like menpause. Hysterectomy is...More
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Reply: Dizziness & Nausea
I know a couple of women personally who had extreme dizziness (had to hold onto things when walking) after...More
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I just turned 50 years old. Seven years ago I had a partial hysterectomy. One year ago I began symptoms of...More
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I just turned 50 years old. Seven years ago I had a partial hysterectomy. One year ago I began symptoms of...More
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Dizziness & Nausea
I just turned 50 years old. Seven years ago I had a partial hysterectomy. One year ago I began symptoms of...More
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Dizziness & Nausea
I just turned 50 years old. Seven years ago I had a partial hysterectomy. One year ago I began symptoms of...More
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Dizziness & Nausea
I just turned 50 years old. Seven years ago I had a partial hysterectomy. One year ago I began symptoms of...More
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Reply: Is anyone taking estrogen with testosterone
Dear ksh221, Duavee does not contain testosterone; it contains estrogen, and instead of...More
Reply: Menopause Symptoms driving me crazy!
Then why don't you just replace your hormones?! It sounds like you have an acute estrogen dominance...More
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Reply: Menopause and constant bleeding
Postmenopausal bleeding is bleeding from the vagina after a woman has stopped having menstrual cycles due...More
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Reply: 2+ years of sweats & 3 generations of cancer histo...
Anon_6061.. Thank you for the information.. I talked to my mother and we do not have any family history for...More
Posted by imaztribabe
Reply: How will I know when I'm no longer in perimenopaus...
Dear An_258131 You are quite welcome. And you are quite correct in describing the WHI, women's...More
Reply: Cervical Stenosis
Dear barista, Hope what you've read is reassuring. cervical stenosis is not a problem or...More
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Reply: Six months no period
There is really no need to run off and see the doctor. Since you have not gone a full year without a period,...More
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Reply: Hello everyone, I'm a new kid on the block!!
Than you so much for your help. I can't take hormone therapy since I have blood pressure and history of...More
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Reply: menstalion cycle
Dear kittycat1k, Easy to find out; indeed after using depo it may take a while for periods to come...More
Reply: 6 months no period
Dear no clue 1122, I agree with Anon_6061. Although your chances of getting pregnant are indeed...More
Reply: weight gain and Menopause
Dear An_258167, Most importantly, is do you have a good exercise regime? Regular exercise, both...More
Reply: Period every two weeks??
Dear Cricketgirl, Indeed, more frequent periods are just the flip side of not getting the periods;...More

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