Hello, do menopause symptoms affect blood pressure negatively?. I suffer from frequent burning up and sweating both day & night. I have not slept more than an hour straight in over 10months. Constantly awakened by hot flashes and incredible profuse sweating to the extent I feel out of breath. My blood pressure today is 196/117 and my head feels like its about to explode. Is the menopause causing this? Currently unemployed so I do not have any health insurance and no unemployment benefit either. Any suggestions would be so greatly appreciated.View Thread
Thank you Kellbear for your suggestions. I must say that I never really associated a lack of sleep to elevated BP, but it does make sense. I will try to meditate, (If I can keep my thoughts for more that a nano second off my current situation) and breathing exercises to see if that helps. Anything else that requires money unfortunately right now is not an option, but I have heard about the natural remedies that I hope to try one day. Actually,,, I'd prefer if this would just go away. I never thought I would see the day when I would rather go through a cycle each month than suffer this. Defo coming back as a man!!! View Thread
Thank you for your response Dr Minkin. I appreciate your advice & I will attempt to see what is available to me if anything. I believe the medical condition, if any, is simply stress due to my current unemployment position and no source of income. Adding to that these dreadful symptoms of 'old age' does not help. Just have to maintain a stiff upper lips as us Brits' say.View Thread
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