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Old 11-27-2012, 08:56 PM   #4
greeneyez 1966
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Re: How Many symptoms do u have, lets compare

Originally Posted by Shelley5716 View Post
The one I have to add to this is one that is most bothersome for me, obcessive thoughts about my breathing and a smothering feeling at times .... other than that, I can honestly say I suffer from several: 1,2,4,9,10,11,12,13,16,20,21,23,26,27,29 ,30,31

I had blood work, lung xrays, EKG etc, which all, thankfully came back negative for any lung or cardia disease. But still I am suffering to the point that I have been home bound for over 3 months now.

There has to be an answer ... I am blessed that I have a wonderful husband who, although may not understand completely, does try.

So how many do u have, what are u doin to ease them? Please add any that u experience that arent listed.

1. Hot flashes, flushes, night sweats and/or cold flashes, clammy feeling
2. Irregular heart beat
3. Irritability
4. Mood swings, sudden tears
5. Trouble sleeping through the night (with or without night sweats)
6. Irregular periods; shorter, lighter periods; heavier periods, flooding; phantom periods, shorter cycles, longer cycles
7. Loss of libido
8. Dry vagina
9. Crashing fatigue
10. Anxiety, feeling ill at ease
11. Feelings of dread, apprehension, doom
12. Difficulty concentrating, disorientation, mental confusion
13. Disturbing memory lapses
14. Incontinence, especially upon sneezing, laughing; urge incontinence
15. Itchy, crawly skin
16. Aching, sore joints, muscles and tendons
17. Increased tension in muscles
18. Breast tenderness
19. Headache change: increase or decrease
20. Gastrointestinal distress, indigestion, flatulence, gas pain, nausea
21. Sudden bouts of bloat
22. Depression
23. Exacerbation of existing conditions
24. Increase in allergies
25. Weight gain
26. Hair loss or thinning, head, pubic, or whole body; increase in facial hair
27. Dizziness, vertigo, light-headedness, episodes of loss of balance
28. Changes in body odor
29. Electric shock sensation under the skin and in the head
30. Tingling in the extremities
31. Burning tongue, burning roof of mouth, bad taste in mouth, change in breath odor
32. Osteoporosis (after several years)
33. Changes in fingernails: softer, crack or break easier
34. Tinnitus: ringing in ears, bells, ‘whooshing,’ buzzing etc.
im dealing with the same thing it was so bad i had too take a leave from work the anxiety was horrible along with the night sweats im always on edge and my mind is always racing .i was fine untill june when my periods started changing and so did my moods i was told that i am in perimenopause i just turned 46 in june . im on meds for anti anxiety blood pressure and anti depressants so its hard too tell if the anxiety is from the meds or the peri i read the side effects and it causes dizziness and anxiety i was like are u kidding me ? im trying too get rid of that.. but sounds like peri too me good luck im fighting a tough battle