Menopause Support Group

Menopause is the physiological cessation of menstrual cycles associated with advancing age. It normally occurs in women between the ages of 45 and 55, when the body begins to slow and stop the production of eggs, estrogen and progesterone production decreases, and menstruation diminishes, eventually stopping altogether.

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  • rosie1712

    Help!!

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    I am new to the group, I am 48 year old and just had all the blood tests to confirm I am going through the menopause. Having all the symptoms - hot flushes, night sweats, confusion, loss of memory but finding it so difficult to cope with the feelings that I am losing my mind, the mood swings and tearfulness. I really am struggling to deal with it all and cannot even begin to think how I can deal...
  • Meelas80

    HRT

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    I am a new member and I hve been menopausal for 7 years althought I am luckier than most with my symptoms I have gained 2 stone in weight and suffer from insomnia and night sweat I would like to know if HRT helps or if I am better just suffering the sympoms for the duration any insights would be much appreciated.  look forward to some advice thank you in advance
  • yona222

    anxiety

    Anyone know how to get rid of the anxiety and overwhelming feeling caused by perimenopause?I feel really stressed at times.
  • Dominiquelizabeth

    Menapause

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    Hi everyone.Im new to this. Im 29 and underwent three months of induced menapause. Ive now started a 6 month induced menapause until a decision is made regarding a hysterectomy.  Im very much struggling as even my mother isnt going through the menapause. Im having trouble sleeping and am constantly tired. Im hot flushing terrible and find it quite embarrassing. I have good days and bad days and...
  • Saramae215

    New

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    Hello, My name is Sara,  I am new to this but I needed a place where I could be heard by others who were dealing with the same issues.  I am young, 39, but my mom was this age when she started hormonal issues associated with Pre-menopause.  I feel like I am losing my mind and it is hard for others to understand because I seem fine on the outside.  I have always had bad PMS but it went away...
  • yona222

    Symptoms

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    Perimenopausal symptoms are many and each woman can have different experiences. The symptoms include: hot flashes, hot flushes, night sweats and/or cold flashes, clammy feeling, irregular heart beat, irritability, mood swings, sudden tears, trouble sleeping through the night (with or without night sweats), irregular periods (shorter or lighter periods, heavier periods, flooding, phantom periods,...
  • boobear

    awful night sweats!!

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    Hello Everyone, I have just joined. At the moment I am suffering with the dreaded menopause night sweats and hot flushes. the night sweats are really making me nauseous on waking up..just wondering if anyone else is suffering with the same thing?, and do you have any thing you could recommend (besides I suppose HRT), to help. Also feel a bit sick with the flushes, but the night sweats are MUCh...
  • papelle

    Vaginal infections and IC with peri-menopause.

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    Hello.  I am 46 and have been in peri-menopause for the last 6 years or so.  I never used to have a problem with vaginal infections but lately, I seem to have constant irritation (although often I test negative for yeast and BV).  I am at my wits end...I never feel "right" down there and seem to develop some sort of infection every time I have sex.  Over the counter treatments don't work....
  • yona222

    hi I am new here

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    I have been going through peri f0r 4 years now. Some days i can barely function. i have many symptoms  dizziness,lightheadedness, feel faint, problems staying asleep,  wake up sweaty clotbes be damp, barely have periods anymore , I had 3 last year and 2 this year so far this last one I only spotted, headaches, tension,and stressed,memory sucks, sensitive to noise. I hate feeling this  way.  
  • salena01

    Help

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    Hello everyone, i read a post from one of the supporters that they have ringing of the ear ( tinnus). I too have ringing in my right ear, it started a few years ago, I went to the ENT and they didn't find anything. I'm wondering if it's a symptom of menopause? If you have any suggestions on how to deal with this PLEASE let me know. I've been sleeping with earphones to drown it the ringing.
  • Nike

    Hope your week is starting off good

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    Happy Monday,Hope everyone out there is doing okay today and that the menopausal symptoms are not overwhelming you.  I personally have so little patience for this stage of life, it doesn't seem fair to have to go through all of these changes.  Oh well, I just wish I didn't have to work so hard to keep my weight down.
  • SunshineGirl

    New member

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    Happy Saturday!  I am new to this group (any group for that matter) and I am new to this "journey" as well.  I finally gave up and went to my family doctor after not being able to concentrate, sleep, or do much more than get thru my job during the day.  It was like a "chicken or egg" game.  Was the memory loss, exhaustion, high blood pressure, inability to focus due to menopause?  Anxiety?...
  • yona222

    active

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    Is this an active site?
  • Michelyn318

    New

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    Hi I'm 53 and feel like I'm losing my mind. My main symptom that is problematic is dizziness, lightheaded and feeling faint. Anyone else? 
  • salena01

    Checking on everyone

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    Hey guys, Checking on how everyone is doing. I have good days and not so good days. I pray a lot and it helps me get through, with God all is possible.I've contacted my doctors on my options, unfortunately she hasn't gotten back to me,i pray everyone is dealing with this change of life the best way they can.