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  • LIST OF THE 34 MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS

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      LIST OF THE 34 MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS

      Common Symptoms
      1. Hot Flashes
      2. Night Sweats
      3. Irregular Periods
      4. Loss of Libido
      5. Vaginal Dryness

      Changes
      6. Fatigue
      7. Hair Loss
      8. Sleep Disorders
      9. Difficulty Concentrating
      10. Memory Lapses
      11. Dizziness
      12. Weight Gain
      13. Incontinence
      14. Bloating
      15. Allergies
      16. Brittle Nails
      17. Changes in Odor18. Irregular Heartbeat
      19. Mood Swings
      20. Depression
      21. Anxiety
      22. Irritability
      23. Panic Disorder

      Pains
      24. Breast Tenderness
      25. Migraines
      26. Joint Pain
      27. Burning Tongue
      28. Electric Shocks
      29. Digestive Problems
      30. Gum Problems
      31. Muscle Tension
      32. Itchy Skin
      33. Tingling Extremities

      Others
      34. Osteoporosis

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          Cheryl Guy wrote Sep 10, 2008
        • Right now, being a man and going bald sounds so much better!!!!!!!!!



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          Mary Clark wrote Sep 13, 2008
        • Yep....I believe I’m in it.....



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          Lmknep wrote Sep 13, 2008
        • I just read the 34 symptoms, OMG!!! Thought it was just me!!!



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          Sally Nunez wrote Sep 13, 2008
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          Inakika wrote Oct 8, 2008
        • Thank you for this. I have some of the symptoms, WOW! Especially the breast tenderness and hot flashes. I got hot last night eating dinner! WTF! :)



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 8, 2008
        • I can’t wait for fall and winter......not that ours is all that cold....but anything cooler will certainly make me feel better.  And I don’t even have the night sweats or actual hot flashes...mine is more just an elevated body temperature that stays like that ALL THE TIME!!!

          And I’ve had one melt down......it was awful...never want to feel that way again.



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          Almostfive0 wrote Oct 8, 2008
        • I do have some of the symptoms. It’s always hard for me to judge whether it’s perimenopause symptoms or symptoms from my thyroid which throws my hormones all off kilter anyway.
          I have never had a full blown hot flash but I seem to have an elevated fever off and on like right below the skin and my eyes feel hot...strange...lol. I do notice changes in mood.
          That said, in all it has not been bad...yet.... It is managible so far.



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          Ecosafemom wrote Oct 8, 2008
        • maryclark if you haven’t already you should get your thyroid checked. It sounds like you may be hyperthyroid.

          Thanks for the list! I’ve dealt with some of those symptoms for the last 10 years (I’m 41) so it should be interesting to see what lies ahead.



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 8, 2008
        • Edosafemom....thanks for the suggestion, but I have had everything that can be checked..checked!  My thyroid is fine....everything is fine...except I have very bad “bad” cholesterol and very bad “good cholesterol“.  Even my hormone levels state they are good, but as my dr. put it...he knows on paper it says it’s good, but he knows that something else is going on with my hormones with the symptoms I’m having.  But...it’s manageable...and I’ll deal with it for now.



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          Deb Link wrote Oct 9, 2008
        • Are those really symptoms of Menopause or Perimenopause??
          My doc said that Menopause is when your period stops and the rest of the garbage that you listed was a part of Perimenopause. I know I’m splitting hairs here....
          I was looking forward to menopause because I thought that’s when all the garbage ended.
          I guess I need to research some more.  :)



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 9, 2008
        • What are you referring to DebraJl9?



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          Deb Link wrote Oct 9, 2008
        • Mary-
          I’m referring to the symptoms listed. My doc said that those were perimenopause symptoms. Like I said before...it may sound like splitting hairs but I was looking forward to menopause because that’s when our bodies have completed the change.
          Blessings,
          Deb



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 9, 2008
        • OH I thought you were talking about my cholesterol problems.  I know they have nothing to do with menopause..it’s just for now....according to my bloodwork..that is all I have....and I do thank God for it.  

          But you should still look forward to it all....I think it does get better.



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          Danihoney wrote Oct 9, 2008
        • So far, I’ve only dealt with the breast tenderness, which I can relieve with vitamin E and Evening Primrose oil, and the hair loss. That one I can’t seem to do anything about. I lose gobs of hair every time I wash it. It’s so thin on top now, it’s really depressing and embarrassing.



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          Cat Valentine wrote Oct 12, 2008
        • Sallyskin, I cannot find your website...healthandwellnessat.myarbonne.com. Is that right?
          Is anybody trying bioidentical replacement therapy? I read Suzanne Somers’ book “Ageless“. I had the saliva test done a month ago and I was low on all of my hormones. I will be getting on bioidenticals as soon as I get to Florida in a couple of weeks. Right now I’m not sure if I want the creams or the sublingual tablets. Any advice? Two different pharmacists are telling me different opinions. One thing that made sense in her book is that we want to have our periods back. As soon as we stop menstruating, our bodies think that we‘re dying and we are of no more use, and we start to age. With biodentical replacements, Estrogen, Progesterone, DHEA, Estriol/Estradiol, and Testosterone, we can fight the aging process. Google up Dr. Lee also for info.



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 12, 2008
        • My very good friend who is a pharmacist...makes the bioidentical replacement hormones.  It will be the way I go when it’s time for me to go on something.



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          Linni wrote Oct 12, 2008
        • thank you for all the great information! i don’t have hot flashes.. i have TROPICAL SURGES! lol my periods are irregular, and sometimes may have 2 a month! i had a friend who did the bioidentical, and thats the way i wil be going too :)



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          Cat Valentine wrote Oct 13, 2008
        • Maryclark, could you please ask your pharmacist friend if he thinks I should get the creams or the Biest Sublingual tablets? I need another opinion.
          Thanks!!



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          Mary Clark wrote Oct 13, 2008
        • I sure will catgirl.  She is out of town right now but should be back today.  I’ll give her a call and will post it back here.



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          Amethyst wrote Oct 13, 2008
        • Ok, so why does the old saying goes that “women are the weaker sex” ? That’s a ton of horse poop! Look at all we have to deal with! We‘re definitely the STRONGER sex!!!



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          Francoise Labetant wrote Oct 22, 2008
        • I’m new and yes we are the stronger sex.  Lots to deal with.  I no longer complain about the winter, cold and so forth, I welcome it and enjoy each hour...



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          Michelle Rowe wrote Oct 29, 2008
        • Anyone suffering with the effects of menopause needs to try the Vi-Pak. It is a total health system that has had countless success stories with this very problem. I have customers who tell me that they are completely symptom free now!! I can connect you directly with them if you’d like!! Check out my profile and read more about the Vi-Pak. Ladies, this is the answer to your prayers!



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          Lilly wrote Nov 10, 2008
        • Lots of info! I think it is like a roller coaster and every one is different. I wanted to add that there are wicking products available that help with the hot flashes/night sweats. They still come but I can get back to sleep sooner and I feel like the are not as frequent. I feel more rested than I had before. Look for Cool Sensations made with DermaTherapy at www.menopausebedding.com .



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          Linda Dupuis wrote Jun 4, 2009
        • Hi....  I think I am starting this phase in my life... I haven’t had my period in 2 months, I have been dizzy, and my skin itches something terrible...  I went to the docs yesterday, and he is doing a blood test to check my hormone levels and my thyroid...  This is kinda scary to me as I have never had anything serious to deal with concerning my health..  I am curious what my blood results will show,,,  I get this done next Tuesday...  Anyone else experiencing what I am?



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          Cat Valentine wrote Jun 4, 2009
        • Well ladies, I have successfully been on my bioidenticals for 6 monoths now. No more hot flashes! They went away in 6 days. I can still picture myself rolling down the window in Norway and sticking my head out in below zero temps! The doctor I found wasn’t cheap though...but I found a pharmacy here in Florida (doc wanted me to use hers which was outrageous). If you want to know the name of the compounding pharmacy please message me.



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          Susan Dahringer wrote Jun 4, 2009
        • Thank you for sharing this with all of us

          Susan



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          Frannie1964 wrote Jun 4, 2009
        • Oh lord...I think I got all those symptoms worried



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          Sandils1962 wrote Jun 14, 2009
        • OMG.  I thought I was going crazy but after reading this I now know that I am just getting older.



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          Janie Emaus wrote Jun 14, 2009
        • It does feel like you‘re going crazy.  A sense of humor with help with most of those symtoms.  That and dressing in layers, carrying a fan, a dictionary, programming all your contacts into your cellphone, and some good deodorant.  

          But think of it this way.  If we didn’t go through this, we’d be males and who wants to be a man, anyway?



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          Eraymer wrote Jun 22, 2009
        • Hi I am very much in perimenopause and haven’t had a period since march. I have the whole hot flash experience{ one I could do without} what do ya’ll do for the hot flashes.sometimes I feel like just crawling into our deep freeze and closing the lid after me....HELP!!!!!

                                                    beth



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          Cat Valentine wrote Jun 23, 2009
        • Beth, you need to find a doctor in your area who will prescribe bioidentical hormones. After months of sticking my head out of the car window in 10 degree temps, my flashes went away after only 5 days of putting on the Progesterone and Estrogen creams. Good luck!



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          Janet Wooley wrote Jul 14, 2009
        • What a horror story, hot flashes, my periods went from 3-4 light days to 7-10 heavy could not leave the house twice a month then no period for 3-4 months, mood swings like even my kids asked what’s wrong w/you mom. Arguing w/my hubby, screaming, crying for what? all the time.This is so out of character for me too, my Dr. tried hormone therapy I saw no difference. Then I had a melt down in his office and he said I must be depressed which pissed me off and I screamed at him yeah if you went thru this you’d be a bit depressd too. It’s been horrible and I just want to know when is it all going to stop? My doc is clueless on this subject. and I am beginning to think he thinks its all in our heads.



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          Jacgia wrote Aug 26, 2009
        • OMG ! I am 44 and started menopause at 37 - no onebelieved me until they did blood work . My mother had a tota hysterectomy at 27 no help from her. Ihave hadall symptoms listed and just when I thought I was almost done - I am statring ” The Weepies ” my older girlfriends call it that - just cryingfor no reason. I started back on estroven Pm and soy and began exercising again and just talking to others does make me feel better. Is anyone else my age ? By the way , I have no children and sincemy periods stopped at 36 - they are a no go . Thank goodness for a great husband who just lets me go crazy when needed . Sleepless in Pa.



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