... Hi happyhousewife1, You are not alone and not crazy lol !
I struggle with health anxiety as well, I read your other post, I believe we are the same age; I'll actually be 41 next week, and started seeing peri symptoms around 40. I'm a cancer survivor (bladder) so that certainly doesn't help with the health anxiety, but I'm the same way...when I feel good, I'll forget it for a... (6 replies)
... I'm wondering if anybody else has similar symptoms, and if this might be perimenopause. I kind of feel too young for it to be perimenopause (I'm 38, and my mother didn't hit menopause until around 54, but I'm wondering if the fact that I've never had any kids might have made it happen sooner). This all started when I was about 34 or 35.
The most noticable symptoms are that... (4 replies)
... extreme breast tenderness, fatigue, itchy skin, aversion to odors that normally don't bother me, digestive issues, etc. I can go down a list of symptoms of perimenopause and I have at least 12 of them. ... (3 replies)
... Hello out there in menopause land!
I'm having problems and need answers. I'm finding these forums are much better than any doctor. Most of the doctor's I've seen think I'm crazy!!
Started 4 months ago with horrible burning mouth!! I feel like someone sand-papered my tongue, roof of mouth, floor of mouth, lips, etc. I've seen doctor's, dentists and they think it's all... (18 replies)
... headedness seem to be the biggies here. I am definitely in perimenopause which has been confirmed by the doctor. Today, going to a dermatologist. I just wish I knew for sure that's what this is and nothing horrible!!!!! ... (18 replies)
... You're so right!!! All the doctor's thing menopause is all the normal stuff (sweets, etc.) and none of this other funky stuff. I'm SUPER freaked out about my skin!!! Like you, looking in the mirror and see myself aging!! My arms seem like they're getting worse every day. I stopped with the hormone patch because I was noticing a brown spot forming on my face!! I don't... (18 replies)
... I know what you mean I can't get a straight answer from anyone to know what is going on with me. I can't take the pill or really want to I'm 42 not 24 and HRT scares me just to much stories about cancer. But first and fore most I want to even know if all of this is peri-menopause my doctor wont even talk to me about it because I'm 42 but in my family all the woman were 45 when... (18 replies)
... oke up and my mouth hurt like crazy!! It was burning, every part of my mouth. The periodontist, dentist, doctor looked and see nothing. The last couple months my skin has been really dry and im breaking out like a teenager. My eyes have been stinging and sore and after 3 eye doctor apts they say it's dry eyes. ... (18 replies)
... pounds but I feel SO much better. I also use the nutribullet and have a drink of spinach, kale, fruits and nuts every morning. My skin is also clearer most of the time. ... (13 replies)
... I am 45 and a blood test confirmed Perimenopause last Jan. I am also a self diagnosed Hypochondriac brought on 12 years ago by my dad's death from cancer. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Josephinus,
I posted yesterday about taking progesterone for similar symptoms. I started to have lighter but long and drawn out periods as well but now am skipping them completely, only spotting on and off without a pattern. I'll also be 49 in a few months.
The doctor tells me that it's caused by low progesterone, and estrogen dominance. I've had all different... (4 replies)
... oss is a symptom. My hairdresser told me to wash my hair in warm water, but after the conditioner, she said to rinse hair in as cold water as you can handle. The skin on our heads is just like our face, you want to close the pores so less hair falls out. ... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm a newbie and here is my first post. I hope I'm posting it in the right category. I'm 48 and I've had some on and off symptoms of perimenopause starting about 3 or 4 years ago. First sign was night sweats. I would wake up in the middle of the night so blasted hot I would strip down to just my panties. ... (3 replies)
... In feb I had a 37 day cycle and a normal but late period ( my cycles range 26-29 days) Then 30 days later I had all the pms symptoms and brown spotting started and lasted for a week..minimal spotting at that. A few times it would red and I thought my period was starting but then nothing... That was Mar 30 Since then off and on I get brown spotting and occasional pms... (8 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this health board and have a few issues and looking for some kind of comfort or help with what I'm going through. I'm 51 and have been going thru perimenopause for a few years now. Still have my periods, although, they are very irregular. ... (5 replies)
... imited dairy intake. It made absolutely no difference in my weight nor my PMS nor anything so I switched to the raw diet which also made no difference except my skin was looking nice. Now I eat about one raw meal a day, the rest is eggs whites, fish, and veggies. ... (31 replies)
... have scoffed at. I get irritated easily and its hard to overcome. And that is just the emotional stuff! Anxiety, heart palpitations, mind racing! Bones hurting, skin dryness, and the itching! Sometimes the itching is so bad i can't sleep! ... (12 replies)
... achy, moody, headaches, depresses and extremely anxious to name a few. As I type my upper arm is twitching and driving me nuts!! Creepy insect feelings under my skin and the heat surge from chest to head. The head sensation is pretty scary and annoying at the same time. ... (4 replies)
... Burning skin sensation in the soles of my feet and palms of my hands sometimes migrating to my upper back. These sensations are pretty constant throughout the day. ... (5 replies)
... do your ovaries ache when you are waiting to have your period,my period is due on friday and for the past 2 days my ovaries are aching well just one side now the other side has started ive noticed this for a few months now,im been blaming a water infection then saying it was my hip now i just think its my ovaries.Im 46 and getting my period every 24 days now im hot when my... (0 replies)