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OMG will it ever end

(4 Posts)
typoqueen Mon 26-Jan-15 00:31:05

menopause hit at 45 now 50 and I feel terrible all the time, hot flushes?? nope im boiling hot and sweaty all day and night, change my clothes 4+ times a day, change my bedding every day, im snappy, irritable, anxious, forgetful, my patients and concentration levels are rock bottom, I have a 7 year old, 2 grown up sons who insist on returning home every few months, 2 cats 1 dog and a husband that appears to be going through the same thing but of course a lot worse than me!! everyone I talk to annoys me beyond belief and don't start me on shopping!! Please someone tell me this gets better before I loose the plot completely

VenusRising Mon 26-Jan-15 00:59:34


You don't get a medal for struggling through you know!

See your GP ASAP grin

pinkfrocks Mon 26-Jan-15 08:15:13

2nd the suggestion of HRT. Why suffer? Update yourself on the risks and benefits (the site Menopause Matters has a great HRT section including some risk-benefit info). The consensus now is that HRT is extremely safe for women up to the age of 60 and the benefits outweigh the risks and between 6-70 the risks and benefits are equal.

pinkfrocks Mon 26-Jan-15 08:15:52

6? 60!

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