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Old 11-17-2012, 07:18 PM   #1
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Top 5 worst symptoms

My worst

1. Anxiety - had to go on meds
2. Digestion issues - had to go on meds
3. moodiness - anxiety meds helped that
4. sleep issues - not sleeping or waking up a lot
5. nausea

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Old 11-18-2012, 02:49 AM   #2
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Anxiety and Hypervigilance
2. Sluggishness (no stamina)
3. Depression
4. racing heart
5. Lack of motivation

 
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:04 AM   #3
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Night sweats/lack of sleep
2. Urinary issues
3. Moodiness
4. lack of motivation
5. Dry vagina

Changed birth control and then went on HRT when periods were skipped. Worked like a charm!

 
Old 11-18-2012, 09:03 AM   #4
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Mine are peri i think, and i find it hard to describe how i feel, only that i know i feel horrible most of the time....

1). Digestion issues
2) Poor sleep patter/ nightmares
3) Shaking insides
4) light headed ness/ similar to sugar drop.
5) Joint aching
6) weird periods/ spottin in between periods.

 
Old 11-18-2012, 11:18 AM   #5
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

I think were all suffering here

1=shaking inside and my legs shaking when i walk
2=fast heartbeat
3=going hot and cold(chills)
4=shorter periods
5=tiredness and cant be bothered to do nothing

 
Old 11-18-2012, 07:41 PM   #6
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Well motivation is definitely a thing for me too. I have not had the joy of night sweats and/or hot flashes yet.

 
Old 11-18-2012, 08:36 PM   #7
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Reduced libido is the biggie

1. Foggy headedness. My sweetie calls it menopause induced ADHD

2. Bilateral wrist and forearm pain associated with "warm moments" (not hot flashes)

3. Developed sensitivity to food products high in sulfites i.e. garlic and red wine

4. Mood swings

 
Old 11-19-2012, 01:08 PM   #8
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

chills and temperature swings
digestive problems (acid reflux, burpy-ness, mild queasiness)
sudden weepy feelings
apathy (lost my enjoyment of living somehow. Low grade depression?)
increased irritability and loss of sympathy/empathy for others

Few night sweats and palpitations, they don't bother me too much at this point. I still have weird body feelings, but I think they might be part of anxiety...hard to tell...

 
Old 11-19-2012, 05:54 PM   #9
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Anxiety

2. Anxiety about anxiety.

3. Anxiety about heart palpitations caused by anxiety.

4. Anxiety about no sleep due to anxiety.

5. Anxiety wondering if you'll ever feel normal again.


The good news...it does get better. Took me about 5-6 years and some
anti-anxiety meds to get back to normal.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #10
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Weight gain
2. edema - anywhere at anytime
3. dizzy spells
4. no empathy
5. heavy short cycle periods

 
Old 11-20-2012, 12:44 PM   #11
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

I also have this to say too: To me, the absolute worst symptom is being convinced you have a rare disease and you are getting worse. I suppose it comes from being landed with all these strange physical and mental sensations, and they keep on coming and then going away and coming back.

Why do I have this weird pressure/tingling/pain in my upper back?!! I would have listed it, but I still can't be sure it's perimenopausal. Today I am convinced I must have adult onset scoliosis. I suppose I should go and ask questions about that too. More tests...

 
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:05 PM   #12
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Anxiety/Panic Attacks
2. Weight gain
3. Depression
4. Extreme Fatigue

 
Old 11-20-2012, 06:27 PM   #13
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Anxiety
Heart flutters
Headache
Tired all the time
Feel like i am going crazy

 
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:10 PM   #14
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Anxiety
Weight Gain
Depression
No joy in living

I feel like I'm the shell of my former self. I do not know where I went..I just feel like hiding from the world right now. Awful stuff.

 
Old 11-24-2012, 03:58 PM   #15
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Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

Anxiety
Heart palpitations
Fatigue
Dizziness
Nausea

Laye: I totally know what you mean. I feel the same way sometimes--Who am I and what happened to that energetic, enthusiastic young woman I was? I know I am still the same person deep inside... I hate not being able to be the person I want to be. I hate wanting to go out and do something but not having the energy or motivation to do so.

 
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