Symptoms that Could Mean Menopause
Every body reacts differently to menopause and most women’s symptoms will vary in type and extreme. Some women are lucky enough to experience little to no symptoms while the rest of us have earth shattering ailments that effect our everyday life. The symptoms can also range in when they start with some women’s not starting until menopause (which is technically when a woman’s periods have stopped for an entire year) while other women will notice changes several years before this (peri-menopause).
These unpleasant symptoms are caused by fluctuating levels of estrogen and progesterone but we are now able to offer some relief with a bevy of different suggestions and treatments. Unfortunately many women don’t know many of the symptoms that can be credited to menopause and generally think of the symptoms as secluded to hot flashes and loss of libido. While these are definitely common symptoms here are some other symptoms to be on the lookout for.: vaginal dryness, mood swings, breast pain, joint pain, burning tongue, digestive problems, gum problems, itchy skin, tingling extremities, fatigue, hair loss, sleep disorders, memory lapses, dizziness, weight gain, incontinence, bloating, allergies, brittle nails, irregular heartbeat, depression, anxiety, and panic disorder.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms or a combination of them feel free to set up an appointment so we can begin to get you feeling better. You do not have to live with these symptoms.