It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Menopause Message Board

Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-30-2004, 02:39 PM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 60
georgiehopper HB User
Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

I wonder about that...with all the wild symptoms and things. What scares me most is the fact that I'm going to lose my "protection" from heart attack and stroke.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 08-31-2004, 07:41 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Cincinnati,Ohio
Posts: 1,008
twanger HB User
Re: Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

Yes, I know what you mean. I always thought I had protection from those diseases while I was menstrating. However, now that I am in menopause, I worry about heart disease constantly. Much of this is due to the anxiety that goes along with meno.

The only thing that you can do is to keep exercising,(walking) check your cholesterol, keep your blood pressure under control, and if you have a family history of heart disease, get checked by a cardiologist. Also, watch your fat intake.

Old 08-31-2004, 07:45 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posts: 2,126
ainfante HB Userainfante HB Userainfante HB User
Re: Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

Well you can't die from menopause cause it's natures natural way. It's the way women are designed when reaching mid-life. Now, as far as the estrogen goes, we lose it as we go through perimenopause to hit flat when we are post menopause. So if you are concerned about your heart and estrogen, then you can take estrogen or find natural estrogen products and use them. If you take estrogen and progesterone while you are perimenopause, you can take this up to five years during the course and you will be fine. AFter five years, well they have no further study with this and cancer and heart atacks, so can't help you there. Anyways, this is my opinion and the opinion of my gyne.


Old 09-02-2004, 04:56 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: West Coast
Posts: 22
justhangnout HB User
Re: Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

Probably the only ones that die from menapause is husbands......

Old 09-02-2004, 05:06 PM   #5
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 3,335
Ruth6:11 HB UserRuth6:11 HB User
Re: Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

Lol !!

Old 09-09-2004, 03:59 PM   #6
pslam 91
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: San Antonio, Tx. USA
Posts: 313
pslam 91 HB User
Re: Has Menopause Ever Killed Anyone?

I wouldnt worry Lol, I should be speaking to myself! Many many women have survived meno and live to be a rip old age!

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
need help with menopause symtons im going crazy!!! vickie45 Menopause 12 04-19-2008 01:36 PM
what are the symptoms for menopause??? vickie45 Menopause 2 09-11-2007 02:56 PM
Mother's menopause experience and daughter's same? Hilary304 Menopause 4 06-23-2007 01:03 AM
BCP and Estroven Menopause Monitor ?s Kathie99 Menopause 5 10-18-2005 05:17 PM
Menopause or am I nutso? Moonrize Menopause 5 11-12-2004 09:45 PM
Craziest menopause story ever! overseas_mah Menopause 5 01-14-2004 09:49 AM
Menopause-Black Cohosh? gg40uk Menopause 6 11-28-2003 05:32 PM
Menopause at 34? Is this possible? Estelle Menopause 3 11-27-2003 11:24 PM
Surgical Menopause Experience Cymy Sue Menopause 0 11-29-2002 05:39 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:48 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!