I've read these boards for years and found them so helpful but never posted. I am 47 and after years of good health have experiencing many perimenopause symptoms: leg tingling, numbness, heart palpitations, mood swings, anxiety, TMJ, face pain, shorter cycles, heavy cycles etc. I beieve I'm about 2 years in now.
The Nurse Practitioner I saw (and really liked)... (2 replies)
... ke I have been run over by a semi truck. I was feeling great up until all of these symptoms started. Once they started they have not stopped. I am not sure if perimenopause symptoms are felt daily or if they tend to come and go. ... (2 replies)
... Then I started getting muscle twitches, buzzy, like electric shock feelings and numbness in different parts of my body. Needless to say, I am now scared to death I have something dreadful. ... (4 replies)
... rmulas have fairly poor track record. I don't intend to advertise, but there is one product that has clinical research to back it up to handle the instability of perimenopause by Natural Health International. We use it in our office. Also, you may want to check out Dr. Christian Northrup's books on peri and post menopause. ... (7 replies)
... First, I want to say that I'm so glad that I found this site. I have googled all of my symptoms and many lead to perimenopause and some to some very scary things. ... (7 replies)
... I feel for you Cathy and I've been where you are. When perimenopause hit me, I was so shakey and weak, I was afraid to leave the house too. I also had numbness, but it was in my feet and my whole body ached from muscle tension. ... (13 replies)
... back ache but a nice bath or a heating pad really seems to help me. I also get the ovary pain but that happens to me when I am ovulating. I don't experience the numbness so I can't speak for that but I do hope you feel by now. Have you thought about a pinched nerve, maybe, for the numbness? ... (13 replies)
... Same to me here. I'm 51 and smack in the middle of perimenopause. The past few weeks I have been having that kind of pain running thru mainly my right leg. it is sharp and it really gets my attention. I also have uncomfotable burning kind of sensation on my back and lots of stomach issues. (22 replies)
... Hi Ladies,
First let me say thank you to whomever started this website, Lord knows it is doing a world of good. I too have been experiencing 33 of the 35perimenopause symptoms, I thought I was going crazy, I visited my Dr & he told me it was perimenopause, but I refused to believe him because he would not do any test. I nag my husband everyday until he told me to schedule... (1 replies)
... I just had all my test's done eeg,mri,ct scan blood and emg all is normal. I guess this is perimenopause. I wish i knew for sure this is really strange. (7 replies)
... Hi i can't even begin to tell you all my symtoms and everyday
it seems i am adding new once to it..Not sure if it's perimenopause
anymore either could be anything i know my mind thinks it's everything.
Pretty dang scary anymore.
these are all mine yours too???
feeling like i am going to pass out all the time (62 replies)
... I don't think it's the fast track to old age.
I look at my mother and yes, in her 50's she had a few rough years but at 78, she could outwork anyone in the room. She's a powerhouse.
When peri started for me a couple of years ago, it was misery. I could barely make it through each day. Between headaches, zapping in my head, heart palpitations, numbness, tingling in my... (19 replies)
... I was hit really hard by perimenopause symptoms last fall. ... (2 replies)
... Oh let me tell you, when I first went into perimenopause it was irregular periods and tension, like PMS all the time. ... (7 replies)
... The problem with perimenopause is; it can come with anxiety. anxiety is the biggest culprit along with heavy bleeding. anxiety can cause this to happen causing numbness, etc. Also, a pinched nerve or other factors too. Why don't you discuss this with your doctor. Better to have the tests done and get the results that nothing is wrong and you will feel alot better. (1 replies)
... Hi Sunshine,
Yours sounds like mine! The burning and prickling moves around. It wasn't quite at bad this past week (knock on wood) and I'm wondering if taking the High Potency B-100 vitamin is helping. Do you take vitamins? I'm 51, and am hoping with all my heart that this doesn't go on for 4 more years!
Hope you are feeling better!
viktik (23 replies)
... I'm going nuts from itching, burning, prickling sensations and sometimes numbness. It moves from one place to another. I'm 55 and thought I'd be done with all these awful symptoms by now. I never realized how many symptoms meno could cause. (23 replies)
... LOL I have just about everyone of them. Mostly hot sensations in upper body and face, no sweating, anxiety attacks, nervousness, taking pinches of Xanax, don't really want to be on it and the sypmptoms do not go away after I have my weird periods. Help! (27 replies)
... I found the following list in a book of mine.
Source: "Listening to your hormones" by Gillian Ford
Some Typical Perimenopausal Symptoms
*Changes in bleeding (heavy bleeding, irregular cycles, missed cycles, light bleeding, clotting)
*Anxiety, fear, depression, irritability, rebellion, crying jags, panic attacks
*Fatigue, loss of energy (27 replies)
... extreme fatigue, frequent nighttime urination. I didn't have the anxiety until after 2 months coping with the pins and needles and a numbness in one finger. I have an RX for Klonopin that I am to start tonight to help with the overwhelming feeling of anxiety. ... (12 replies)