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Board: Menopause 05-13-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Twitching in feet and legs

thanks, marie - it's starting in my fingers of my left hand now :( Not sure what this is.
Board: Menopause 05-10-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Twitching in feet and legs

I'm having a symptom that is bothering me..... Both feet are twitching - I can see them moving --- lasted a week now - Anyone else have this symptom?


Thanks.
Board: Menopause 12-30-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Profound transformation

Did you go on HRT? If not, what did you do to feel better?


Thank you for a lovely and uplifting post. x
Board: Menopause 12-12-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Perimenopausal? Help!?

Niki - try a little bit of progesterone cream to see if that helps. But I would try to find a doctor who will listen to you, who will treat you and support you. Get some blood work done to see...
Board: Menopause 12-12-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Perimenopausal? Help!?

Niki - try a little bit of progesterone cream to see if that helps. But I would try to find a doctor who will listen to you, who will treat you and support you. Get some blood work done to see...
Board: Menopause 12-07-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Please, someone must know... Natural progestrome Cream....

mrsclause,
What is DIM?
I'm having terrible problems with heavy bleeding so much so that they put me on a progestin to stop it, it helped to stop the bleeding so I carried on taking it for 3...
Board: Menopause 12-01-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Sick of menopause !!!

Titchou
I'm on Norethisterone to stop my period from coming back until I can have the ultrasound and hysteroscopy. I have two small fibroids which according to my doctor is not causing the heavy...
Board: Menopause 11-30-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Sick of menopause !!!

mtssh,
It maybe that you have a few fibroids which is common at our age, apparently. I'm going through some heavy and prolonged bleeding and investigations, blood tests, etc., Hate going to the...
Board: Menopause 11-18-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,545
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Top 5 worst symptoms

1. Anxiety and Hypervigilance
2. Sluggishness (no stamina)
3. Depression
4. racing heart
5. Lack of motivation
Board: Menopause 11-16-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: perimenopause and symptoms

These are typical symptoms of perimenopause. I used to feel crappy before a period and now I feel that way before, during and after a period. The shakiness you feel could be from hypoglycaemia...
Board: Menopause 11-13-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,348
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Heart palpitations, dizziness, anxiety

Enjoy the good days and be kind to yourself on the bad days. Rest as much as possible if you can. Perimenopause is hard, it drains you, it sucks the marrow out of you at times, but I'm sure you...
Board: Menopause 11-02-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Anxiety, anxiety, anxiety...Help!

You poor thing! I've had really bad anxiety with weird and scary symptoms so I know what it's like. It sounds like you are definitely perimenopausal but it's hard to know if you're having hot...
Board: Menopause 11-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Please, someone must know... Natural progestrome Cream....

Awww, you're welcome. Sorry to hear about your mother. I lost mine when I was only 33 years old. I miss her even now.

Hope you feel better with the progesterone cream.

((hugs)) back...
Board: Menopause 11-01-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Please someone must know.........Natural progestrome Cream....

Hi D,
I replied quickly because I know what it feels like to reach out in desperation and with nobody being there to give help or reassurance. Sometimes we just need someone, like, NOW! :)

I use...
Board: Menopause 11-01-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Please someone must know.........Natural progestrome Cream....

Hi himmy,
First of all, I know exactly what you're going through. I'm also suffering with anxiety depression and the mood swings. I sometimes wonder how I carry on. My last period was 3 weeks ago,...
Board: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 10-20-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,882
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: IBS and Histamine Intolerance?

I know it's been awhile since your post but did you find out anything? I'm wondering if a lack of or an imbalance of hormones set off inflammation in the body which in turn contributes to the...
Board: Menopause 10-19-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Periods back after seven months

You can say that again. It really does suck!


Thanks for explaining signs of ovulation -- trouble is I never really get noticeable signs so I'm never sure. :(
Board: Birth Control 10-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: mirena iud

I'm not a great fan of the mirena IUD - I'm not sure how long you've had it but go back to your doctor and have the device checked.
Board: Menopause 10-19-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Feel so ill

Having a period for 3 weeks or even a month is very normal in peri but you always need to get checked out by your doctor. I bled continously for 5 months (known as uterine dysfunctional bleeding) -...
Board: Menopause 10-19-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Periods back after seven months

Amber,
I skipped 4 months and felt good, but recently had a heavy period so I'm back to feeling horrible. How do you know when you ovulate? I never really know......
Board: Menopause 10-19-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,573
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: No period since May but symptoms?

I have totally the opposite problem. I feel much better when I don't have a period. I skipped 4 months and felt reasonably good, but three weeks ago I started feeling 'off' - lots of tears,...
Board: Hormone Problems 10-18-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: high testosterone levels in a female :S

It is difficult to lose weight with PCOS because of Insulin resistance but it can be done. If you really find it impossible there's a drug that your doctor can prescribe for you - It's called...
Board: Hormone Problems 10-18-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: high testosterone levels in a female :S

It doesn't mean that you won't be able to have children - An elevated testosterone level in your case might be due to PCOS - Are you overweight at all? You should go back to your doctor and ask him...
Board: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 10-17-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,571
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: IBS or Colon Issues?

Did you ever get this sorted out? I hope things have improved for you since. The bowel movements would alarm me, especially your description of red specks in the bowel movement. I hope you...
Board: Menopause 10-17-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Is this a symptom?

It's called formication.
Board: Menopause 10-17-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: Heart palpitations & hormones

jbry,
Could you explain a little more about your heart rhythms? I have skipped beats and a very strong and elevated heart rate after eating mostly. I also have what I would call a run of chaotic...
Board: Brain Tumors 10-17-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: My child was diagnosed with periodic fever syndrome but not growing out of it

I've just joined this forum, but happened to see your post. I wanted to say keep fighting for your girl because there's obviously something wrong which needs medical attention to restore her to good...
Board: Brain Tumors 10-17-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By Red Polka Dots
Re: My child was diagnosed with periodic fever syndrome but not growing out of it

I've just joined but happened to see your post. I wanted to say keep fighting for your girl because there's obviously something wrong that needs medical attention to restore her to health. Get to...
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