... Hi Flutterbye. Have you had your thyroid gland checked. While my youngest daughter was pregnant her thyroid was out of balance. She gained a lot of weight, had swollen ankles, calves, wrists and hands. (4 replies)
... I had 3 pregnancies after the age of 39, I had my last baby at 43, After the last one I started gaining weight! The first two I was wearing a bikini 3 weeks after giving birth. ... (4 replies)
... Hi this is my first post. I am 43, mom of 5 kids and my first grandbaby is expected any day now.
I've been trying to get an GYN to listen to me. First one who delievered my two youngest kids (who are 19 and 14 yrs of age now) told me to buy a Vit D lamp for my mood swings. She did a base line of my hormones years ago but said eveything was just normal and fine. Never did... (17 replies)
... is supposed to be around 50. This does not mean that women normally go into menopause at age 50. I means that half of all women have reached menopause by that age. ... (7 replies)
... But the pharmacy was out of Mimvey at the end of month two. Four days later, I got a generic equivalent. Ten days into the generic equivalent, which was one week ago, the symptoms began to come back. ... (6 replies)
... menopausal for 8 years now. I went thru menopause really quick and early. I've been reading about "PTLS" Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome which can be a very real cause for early menopause. ... (7 replies)
... my experience. I'm 46 and am in peri at the moment. This is actually my "second" meopause. My first one happened when I was in my late 20's. ... (7 replies)
... I have had all nutty things going on with me I have had a bowel bolckage and I now have hemorrids and a tear, also my Anxitey is really bad all this at the good old age of 43...take care all... ... (7 replies)
... My daughter's fsh is 41. The doctor didn't say why she was in menopause so young, but I have been trying to find out if maybe having three ovary cysts could be causing it. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I am also 43 years old and have been told that I am in the menopause. ... (7 replies)
... We are wondering if there are any negative things about having menopause so young besides the obvious ones like weight gain, and aging. Does it make you more prone to breast cancer or anything like that? ... (7 replies)
... I am wondering if it is true. I started my period at age 12 and think I started peri a few months ago at age 43. ... (12 replies)
... i am 42 years old and recently started having what i imagine to be hot flashes. my period which is normally on a regular monthly schedule and heavy as can be is late. i work and spend a great deal of time on my feet which i attributed my aches and pains to. could this be early menapause? (7 replies)
... Happy New Year! I hope 2005 brings you all lots of health and happiness! I am 40, will be 41 in Feb. My mother started menopause at age 43. I was told by my gyno this year I was in perimenopause. I have some symptoms. My periods start every 20 days and last 2 days. ... (2 replies)
... In March of this year I was told I was in full blown menopause at age 43. ... (13 replies)
... :) HELLO, BERNICE !
The questions you've asked do not have a 1 + 1 = 2 answer, unfortunately. Since you are wondering, it must mean that you may have been noticing changes in yourself lately , is that right ?
I for one began peri-menopause at 38 and just recently went into menopause at age 43 (in three months I will be 44). That's condsidered early but not unusual.
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... meno can last for ten to fifteen years before actually entering full blown menopause. And from what I hear it starts at about 35 or so. ... (9 replies)
... I am 43 and just got my hormones tested two months ago. The results showed I am in early menopause. ... (9 replies)
... hour or two later. Then did that 1 more time until I have taken 2 whole magnesium pills that equal 200 mg of magnesium. The daily dose is 320 for a woman my age. 43 and so I am waiting until about either 12 am or 3 am not sure before I take the next 200. ... (4 replies)
... t discern from your post if it's been that long. I doubt the seasonique or the baby caused all this. I think your body was just ready to stop having periods. Menopause at your age isn't that unusual. If you FSH level is above 36 or so, you are at least going thru menopause. ... (4 replies)