It probably is!!

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I have been reading over the time on tbis site some scared and desperate lovely ladies in need of reassurance. I know because i have been there and i just want to reach out a reassuring hand and say it probably is the start of menopause, of course get it checked out but don't feel you are alone and going mad! Here is some of my awful symptoms!



Panic atracks


Food cravings



Migraine auras

Leg cramps

Nose and gum bleeds


Hot sweats

Brain fog

Heavy clotty periods

Irregular periods

Eye twitches

Mood swings

Sensitive teeth

Brittle nails

Watery eyes

Dry eyes

Theae are just a few, don't worry you aren't alone and not going mad!!! Xx

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    Thank you. I'm so glad I found this website, I'd be lost without it now. To be able to realise you are not alone and discuss with sympathetic people goes a long way to help sanity. No one around me understands and I'm sure they think I'm a mad hypochondriac!

    I can add rib pains, I hate bras! Β And palpitations.Β 

    Love to everyone

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      So good to hear I'm not the only one with rib pain, drives me bonkers sometimes. and little electric shocks in my stomach then it moves to my back then my lower back .. .think I'm going crazy haha. I haven't been diagnosed yet unfortunately as I don't have a gp who understands but I'm certain I'm peri with symptoms including the rib stuff, heavy periods ,shorter cycle, unbelievable mood swings, spots, dry skin, eyes and inside nose, joint pain, tiredness, no sew drive etc. Hope we all get sorted soon. I'm just taking menopace and pain killers and trying not to stress. Good luck ladies x
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    Very helpful indeed .I can add bloated stomach burning mouth piles and itchy skin. Omg the joys men have no idea .us ladies have to help each other through all this .
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    I need to know what to do. I have joined a gym six weeks ago and am trying to eat healthy but just can not shift the weight gain and even think I'm gaining not loosing. Do I need to keep away from some foods or try and stick with it. Some one please help. I have decided not to take anything from the dr and try and go through the the menapose on my own.Β 
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      Hi all

      I can add a few symptoms to that list....doom and gloom feelings, cold feet, lower back ache and dry skin!!! Great !! I was advised to eat fresh and as much organic produce as possible, basically stay away from processed food due to the sugar. Apparently I was doing the wrong thing by buying low fat and no added sugar because they had bad sugars in to make it taste sweet so the nutritionist I have seen told me to buy full fat organic milk, full fat organic butter etc.

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      I know, I have a terrible sweet tooth so it was really hard but the lady who I went to see explained that if I done it, after 2 weeks if I eat anything processed it would taste so sweet I wouldn't eat it and it's true. After about 10 days I tested some tinned soup to see if it was warm enough and it was ridiculously sweet. The weight has started to shift now after 5 years of trying everything. It's worth doing because it's quite amazing how much suga is put into our food
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      No but the best fruit are apples, pears, berries. Limit bananas and oranges, tropical fruit has a lot more sugar because of the sunlight it grows in. Dark chocolate is fine, coconut brilliant. Reduce caffeine as much as you can. It's a big change but it's worth it, believe me!! I also take various natural supplements which have been fantastic for me
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    I'd like to add woozy head, off balance/dizziness and chronic neck stiffness and pain to the lovely symptoms 😳

    Have fun everyone lol


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