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Delphinus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-13-08 01:52 PM
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Cold versus hot
I'm what you would call peri-menopausal. I'm still bleeding, somewhat regularly but have a lot of the symptoms of this stage of life. I've not had a hot flash - I seem to be on the opposite side of the spectrum, never being able to be warm. Last night I added a fifth (yes, 5) blanket to my bed.

Has anyone else experienced the inability to get warm?
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 06:28 PM
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1. I've experienced both hot and cold
Edited on Sat Mar-15-08 06:34 PM by DesertRat
I'm in the same stage that you are in, perimenopause. I get hot very easily, but I also get very cold and unable to warm up. If I feel just a little chill, suddenly I have goosebumps and start shivering. It's as if my ability to regulate temperature isn't working at all!

Since the inability to get warm can be a symptom of hypothyroid, I had a thyroid test which came back normal. Other signs of hypothyroid are fatigue, thinning hair and weight gain.

I wish you well.
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