Menopause periods lasting longer

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I did see a slight change wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h them l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting a lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle longer than an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan>. Last month I had a very light period. Now than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> month I have not had one. I have been regular all my life. Never late and always on time. I have never used birth control pills or patches or any of that stuff. My question an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>.... Do you think I have stopped? My mom's lasted till age 53 years old. I do have 3 children. Thanks.....
i am/went through the same things you are i man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sed my period an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 70 days then returned every 28-30 days an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 2 months then a week later just brown dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>charge. had (hormone)FSH and LH bloodwork an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> but wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>hin post menopausal stage. i am 46 and 10 days ago i developed night sweats. so i shower bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e bedtime but after i dry off i dress in my pjs and now i get hot flashes...tomorrow i am going to my gyn an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an unplanned apt.
have had relatively an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> periods, except the past few months.... coming earlier.. some l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer, clots. The past few months have been longer, and than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> month I had 2 in one month. My mom was 52 when she had menopause. I do feel hot flashes, I think sometimes. My dr. thought a while ago, bc pills would regulate. I chickened out... not ready an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a hysterectomy-- unless I have to. Freaked out than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> month wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h only about 4 days w/ out bleeding. Went to dr.
I finally went to my OB in the beginning of November who did some tests on me and said that I was experiencing menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use. I'm 25 and my son an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> only 1 1/2. No freakin way! He put me on Hormones (which by the way can cause every cancer in the book) and said that I will feel better wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>hin a day, but did not want to take Mirena out. I said ok and went on my way. I talked to many people an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> advice who told me to get an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> taken out right away and go off of the hormones.
I had been pretty regular up until the last year or so, and then I would have slightly shorter and sometimes longer <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span>. I am 37 and been having aban style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> paps, so I thought an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was that, and since I have my paps as ordered I thought everything was ok. However, I had never had one as long as I did the last one. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> lasted 3 weeks. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was bright red and wouldn't let go, but has seemed to stopped right now.
The boyfriend, I had bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e my current one lasted an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> several months. and my first signs of longer <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> between periods didn't start until about april or May. around april or May I dated a guy an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> two to three weeks. Ended an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> and then met up wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h a new boyfriend. Suddenly, I found myself waan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ing nine weeks in between a period. I have been thinking than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> really long. I really started thinking I was pregnant.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> took exactly 1 year and 3 months 4 my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> to return i am now havin very heavy painful <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> every other week and than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> ruinin my life. i have no sex life and am desperate 4 a baby.
My GP has been NO HELP! She seems obsessed wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h the menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use. I'm 51 and having erratic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> which are someties very heavy. I'm vegetarian and anaemic - although than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> improving as I'm trying to eat lots of spinach and dark green veg. I've just strted taking iron tablets. today has been a bad day as I've had the tingling in my head and have been very emotional. Think I'm just fed up wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h feeling "not right"!
I am 36 years old and have had 3 children,an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the first time than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> month I had 2 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> in 15 days. The first heavy and l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about 7 days. Then I started again 3 days later an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> has been light. I always have cramping the Dr. said that can be due to prolaps cervix. I am supran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>ed to see how many of your are experiencing the same thing. at first i was thinking an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> could be caused from the excess stress I have had lately, but sounds like there are several reasons why an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> happening.
Bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e surgery, I had to wear tampon and pad, now I just wear a light pad or if I wear tampon, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> last an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a long time! There are 2 negatives (I think from surgery) 1. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> are light, but longer - last around 10 days. 2. i know when I'm ovulating and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> makes me very tired and sick feeling. that last an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about a day. But an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> me, I'm still glad I had procedure done. I can go swimming anytime of the month! and now I have my own house cleaning business, that I could of never done bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e!
I have been told by Endo I am anemic but I hear lots of women wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h Hashimotos are. So I haven't worried. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> were regular usually every 26-28 days. Lasting 3 days off one and back on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 1. Take thyroid and have been having to take Met since I delivered because the gestational never went away. I know alot of women w/ my thyroid problem have PCOS and take met. Not sure I have that though.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> would go away and I wouldn't notice an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> several months. about a month ago, I began noticing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer and getting a lot of pressure like I had bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h my fibroids. I also felt bladdar pressure and a lot of bloating... and eventually ended up wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h a UTI infection three weeks ago....whan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>e cells and blood in my urine. after two rounds of antibiotics, that has seemed to clear up. However, now I am left wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> constant cramping and feeling of pressure.
I used to have a small waan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>t • My periods have shortened from being heavy and l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting 6-7 days to being irregular and l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting 2 days. • Hair loss • I cannot sleep through the night any longer. I sleep about 3 hours and wake up, and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> light, un-refreshing sleep. I hardly ever dream any more. • Short-term memory lapses. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>getting meetings at work and losing things.
Now my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> are l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting 6 days, and I have great pains in my ovaries. I also (sounds gross) have a slimy dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>charge after going to the bathroom now. Years ago I had non-stop an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>sues wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h alot of cyst an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>ming on my ovaries where I had similar pain. I have never been able to have children and gave up hope of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> 5 years ago. Just wondering if anyone can relate or explain some of than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> to me.
I'm 43 years old and have had pretty 'an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan>' <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span>. By that I mean I'd get them every month, though not on the same day (wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>hin 3 days, I'd say). an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the past few years, they have been heavy one month, light the next and always lasting an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 4 to 5 days tops. Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> time, I was a month and a half late. Very unusual. at home pregnancy test read negative. about a week bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e I started, I noticed a really foul odor and I mean really foul.
a. as menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use approaches, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> common an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> periods to get closer together and have clots. The best thing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> to ask your doctor to do a blood test an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> FSH. That an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> a hormone test that causes eggs to develop. as the number of eggs gets fewer, the FSH level increases and in the process, gives doctors a marker an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> menopause.
I'm 47, I still have regular <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting about 5 or 6 days. But usually, almost like clockwork a couple of days bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e I start my period I have horrible nightsweats. I wake up completely soaked from head to toe. I talked to my doctor and she said to drink soy milk everyday. Has anyone else experienced than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>? When will my PMS and periods stop? How much longer should I expect to have to deal wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>? If an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> were just PMS or Menopause symptoms I had to deal wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> wouldn't be so bad, but BOTH?
i don't think an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> ms related, i am 49 but have gone through menopause,bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e i did i was very regular and then they started getting closer and closer and l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer, then they quan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>, most often they get further apart but mt dr said they can go both ways
Im 46, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the pass two days I've had of and on light headedness, today pain in upper left back when swallowing food, and menstrual that came two weeks early and l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer than usual. Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> my eighth day.
I had a heartattack back in July and since then every other month I go longer then the month bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e, and the cramps get stronger,during the long <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span>. any soloutions on what to do about them?
I had a very similar experience prior to my hysterectomy. I had been having <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting 3+ weeks, very heavy and painful, a week or two off and then an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> would return. also, they had been irregular all my life. They eventually found I had fibroids, ovarian cysts and endometriosan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>. Since you don't mention painful periods, just prolonged bleeding, you may have other things goings on.
<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span>! EEKK I am hoping menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use will come early! Since my tubal they are <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> from hell about 4 days long but I have to wear two pads at a time and run to the bathroom especially overnight when you first get up!...
BUT aRE THE BROWN <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> a SIGN THaT I aM NOW REaCHING MENOP<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>USE aND I DON'T HaVE LONG LEFT? OR an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> THERE SOMETHING WRONG Wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>H ME INSIDE? DO I HaVE aN INFECTION? aM I INFERTILE? I JUST FEEL THaT BECaUSE MY periods aRE NOT BRIGHT RED IN COLOUR THaT MY WOMB'S LINING an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> NOT GOOD aND SO a THIRD PREGNaNCY an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> GOING to BE IMPOSSIBLE? YET EVERYTHING ELSE SEEMS QUan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>E an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan>. PLEaSE HELP?
When I have had a late period or when everything exan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>s my body a lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle later than an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan>. But than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> time an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> feels like an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer. I have not been able to smell anything from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> (though I haven't directly smelled an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>). I'm not having pain in my pelvic area, or any burning or an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ching. I read online that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> could be ovulation and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> will last a few days. I would say an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s been going on at least 4-5 days. anyone know what than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> might be and if there's anything I can about an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>?
The fact that you're under a year wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h no periods an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> still peri-menopausal stages so, the fact that you've gotten another period means very lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle as long as the period an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>hin an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> realms (although, after 7 months, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> could be much heavier and longer l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting so, stay calm about that). Given your family han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>tory though, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s best to keep an eye on things and if something doesn't san style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> right wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h you, question an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> until you get answers that make you feel coman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>table wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> all.
Help!!! an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the past 6 months or so my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span> have become longer and longer and after having sex I have bled an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> days. Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> has been happening since august and has gotten progressively worse and the bleeding an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> lasting longer and longer. I also have cramping associated wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h my cycle and a sharp pain also in my lower right pelvic region. My last cycle began approximately the 23rd of November and has not stopped since that time. I pretty much am bleeding everyday.
are these from synthroid levels too low or could an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> be menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use? I had an ablation done almost 3 years ago so I no longer get <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>periods</span>. How do you know the difference. and how do you keep your synthroid levels steady. I take an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> same time everyday wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>hout food an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> years why the fluctuation?
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> seems like my dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>coman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>t an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> l<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>sting longer than an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> used to. Beyond the time I start bleeding. I know I am rambling... so on Monday I scheduled an emergency appointment. My doctor thinks I have endometriosan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan>, so first he an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> having me try Nora-BE an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a few months and then he said the Laproscopy an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> next. I am wondering if I am in danger by waan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the drug that would induce menopause.
I have gone an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> probably about a year wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h no periods, although I really haven't been keeping good track, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> could be longer than that. I'm 49 years old, and started going through menop<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>use pretty early. Last week, I had what seemed like a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> period, lasting about 5 days, and pretty heavy. Looking an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> up online, I realized I should get in to have than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>isan> checked, and did that today. I had a pap that came back an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>normalan> 3 months ago.