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Suzyque
  • By Suzyque · New reply March 31, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 4 replies
  • Hello, I'm new to this group so please bare with me. I need advice in how to deal with my multi-symptom menopause problems. I've tried estroven, I-cool and they don't work. I sleep with my window wide ...

Early Menapause dramatic changes

bjfloyd
  • By bjfloyd · New reply March 30, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 2 replies
  • Hi there, I have gadolinium poisoning. You can only get it from contrast MRI. It's very rare for non renal patients. It had caused really bad damage. Im 42 and have been a smoker and on small amount of ...

IBS - Worse with Perimenopause???

eallen99
  • By eallen99 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 8 replies
  • I've had IBS for the last 18 years and for the most part, it's been manageable with occasional flare-ups. Now, this past weekend in fact, the pain has been nearly intolerable! I'm still perimenopausal ...

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serenity2suicide
  • By serenity2suicide · New reply March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in The menopause experience · 7 replies
  • Hello, Is there a 12 step group or any face to face meetings to deal with mean-o-pause? I am struggling with this and need some feedback. Melinda ...

Wierd feelings/Menopause

Meno
  • By Meno · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 12 replies
  • I am going through pre menopause I guess. If I don't have a period by June 2014, then I will be in complete menopause. I have had some mild symptoms over the past couple of years, ie. heat flashes, night ...

Anyone not tolerating bi-est cream?

ssuinn
  • By ssuinn · New reply March 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Hormone replacement therapy · 18 replies
  • Was on original dose of bi-est cream 1x/day in morning a few months back with no symptoms. MD decided to decrease dose recently and my horrible insomnia came roaring back. MD upped dose and I was feeling ...

Another day another symptom!

Taz60
  • By Taz60 · New reply March 24, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 13 replies
  • Good Morning I woke up today and thought I had already had every symptom of menopause but ha ha guess I was wrong. The last few days I swear I think my breasts are growing ( almost feels like when I was ...

sleep distrubances

devildogmom
  • By devildogmom · New reply March 24, 2014
  • Discussion in The menopause experience · 3 replies
  • Has anyone else been told that they are totally out of control in their sleep? My husband is complaining on how I am keeping him awake that I am all over the bed kicking and bouncing around and swearing ...

miniville patch to patch or not to patch

teacupmama
  • By teacupmama · New reply March 24, 2014
  • Discussion in Alternatives to hormone replacement · 1 reply
  • I am two weeks out from having surgery to remove a 20 cm ovarian cyst and my right ovary. I am now experiencing hot flashes again and sleepless nights dryness etc. I am a young 55 and went through the ...

Estrogen after removal of one ovary..kept uterus?

teacupmama
  • By teacupmama · Posted March 23, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 0 replies
  • I am two weeks out from having surgery to remove a 20 cm ovarian cyst and my right ovary. I am now experiencing hot flashes again and sleepless nights dryness etc. I am a young 55 and went through the ...

after 6+ months of no period, it shows up

judysiobhan
  • By judysiobhan · New reply March 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 7 replies
  • Hey...havent had a period for long enough to forget when I got it...now got it this morning. Feels like a setback. I know that its part of perimenopause, but I also keep hearing it gets better once actual ...

Life confusion

judysiobhan
  • By judysiobhan · New reply March 22, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • When my son was born, I was in a bad place in life. I was in an apartment that was away from everyone I knew. No money no job and a boyfriend who was not the greatest. I had post partum depression, and ...

help no sleep horrible menopause anxiety

lopmrc7
  • By lopmrc7 · New reply March 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 12 replies
  • Hi. I'm experiencing horrible scary symptoms. Insomnia anxiety. Can't take hormones. Just feel scared and alone. No insurance either. Anxiety and insomnia is the worst ...

bad thoughts

judysiobhan
  • By judysiobhan · New reply March 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 5 replies
  • I have been getting peri/menopause symptoms but in extreme, I think. I feel like running away a lot. My thoughts go back and forth to just getting away and then trying to relax. I care for my 20 year ...

Endocrinologist or gynecologist

marie567
  • By marie567 · New reply March 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Choosing a doctor · 11 replies
  • Hello, I've seen a gynecologist for menopause symptoms but have recently heard of going to an endocrinologist. Have you been to an endocrinologist? When I saw the gynecologist, I had difficulty describing ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Hot Flashes/Hot Flushes

sandybart
  • By sandybart · New reply March 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 1 reply
  • After my mastectomy (breast cancer - stage 1) last year I had to stop all my HRT's and started on my five (or ten) year course of Tamoxifen. As this blocks ALL my female hormones I have had horrific hot ...

help no sleep horrible menopause anxiety

lopmrc7
  • By lopmrc7 · New reply March 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing menopause symptoms · 2 replies
  • Hi. I'm experiencing horrible scary symptoms. Insomnia anxiety. Can't take hormones. Just feel scared and alone. No insurance either. Anxiety and insomnia is the worst ...

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