you sound just like me this time last year!!! I had severe anxiety...crying everyday for months.. unable to sleep.... depression.. feelings of doom and gloom....was scared of everything and didnt want to be around people.....was exhausted..no interest in doing anything...jelly weak legs and hands....and the list goes on..........!!!!! now most of my symptoms are... (14 replies)
... There are several ways to get omega 3 into the diet, and it sounds like your flaxseed oil capsules are working just fine. ... (6 replies)
... Sorry, but that is not true. I talked to a nurse this weekend. She said flaxseed oil capsules are extremely beneficial for women in perimenopause. It provides protection not only against breast cancer, but helps with hormone balancing. ... (6 replies)
... ll feeling pretty awful but am looking forward to the end of my period. I will see the doc tomorrow to check hormone levels and I will definitely go and get the flaxseed oil. I was on this before and it seemed to be quite beneficial. ... (32 replies)
... I have been grinding flaxseed every morning to put on my cereal to help with perimenopause symptoms. It has been really helping. ... (2 replies)
... That's wise. I think I did that last night, taking my multi and then my anti-depressant, just 5mg. but I took them together and was really anxious.
Andrea (3 replies)
... vitamins an other supplements while on antidepressants with my doctor's approval, but I didn't take the antidepressant and vitamins together. I would think the flaxseed oil and primrose oil might hinder the absorption. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Hopefully,
I didn't start having my unbearable symptoms until in Aug. 2003 at the age of 50. Went to lots of drs., everything came back normal (which is a relief). Dr. did not diagnose me w/menopause. I just came to terms with it, stopped going to drs. to try to find out what was going on b/c all it did was stressed me out and scared the geebees out of me.
Was... (10 replies)
... eyes, upper lip area, lower lip, chin, jaw, just about every where. This happens randomly, on and off throughout the day. I am taking Magnesium, and FlaxSeed Oil. ... (5 replies)
... and plenty of protein to help the tissues heal. I take two herbs provided by the accupuncturist and those have helped with the hot flashes. The flaxseed oil helped with the brain fog and I think the tendons. We recently were given a hot tub and 15 minutes a day in that helps too. ... (10 replies)
... I have the cold flashes. They started when I started perimenopause over 10 yrs ago. ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that you are having a difficult time, but at least you have found an outlet here at this board.
Your symptoms sound quite familiar since I'm going through perimenopause which comes with so many interesting symptoms :). Have you seen your doctor to rule out other possibilities? I don't have the vaginal dryness, but I know that there are meds. that can... (7 replies)
... Someone here posted about using flaxseed oil, borage oil, fish oil and primrose to help their anxiety. I tried this combo. ... (2 replies)
... I am in perimenopause and I would wake up with my heart racing like I had been running for my life. At any moment this would happen and it was scary. ... (6 replies)
... Also taking flaxseed oil can help with the dryness. My eye doctor said most dry eye is caused by inflammation, and two things that may help are flaxseed oil and vitamin A, both which fight the inflammation. ... (5 replies)
... I have found one thing that has helped my sleep and eased the anxiety so I feel better, and that is omega 3 oils. I take 2, 1200mg fish oil capsules a day and 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil a day. Primrose oil is supposed to help too, but haven't tried that. ... (7 replies)
... What worked well for me was birth control pills, primrose oil, flaxseed oil, Wellbutrin XL and a good multivitamin. I really began to notice the "fog" lifting when I started taking birth control pills. ... (6 replies)
... This is my 1st posting here, I have been reading a lot on the perimenopause symptoms. I am having all the heay bleeding right now. Well, I have had irregular periods for about 4 years now. ... (10 replies)
... Litt, I've also been there! I tried everything from exercising, to losing weight thinking it would help with how horrible I was feeling. I only sank further into depression which was triggered by the multiple panic attacks that I was having daily. As someone once put it, I was so low (in depression) that I had to look up to see my feet. I know so well about the emptiness,... (157 replies)
... since I've began taking bcp continuously. I'm also taking Wellbutrin, bp medication, primrose oil, flaxseed oil, lecithin, multi. vit. ... (27 replies)