You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #38: I've been peri-menopausal for several years now [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » DU Groups » People » Baby Boomers Group Donate to DU
SW FL Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-05-04 05:37 PM
Response to Original message
38. I've been peri-menopausal for several years now
I consider it the worst of both worlds. I still have regular periods and cramps, but I get the mood swings, hot flashes and night sweats (so bad that I wake up dripping wet). I have zero energy and have gained at least 10 pounds in the past year or so. I'm 46 and probably have several more years of this fun. My GYN put be on birth control pills a few years ago, they seemed to help, but once the HRT studies came out, I stopped them. I've tried soy, black cohosh etc., but nothing seems to help. At least this is the cool season in Florida.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 

Home » Discuss » DU Groups » People » Baby Boomers Group Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC