Relief for perimenopausal symptoms

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Hi I visited my GP today as I think I am perimenopausal. I do not have hot flushes but feel warm all the time as before I was always very cold. I still take periods but in the last six months they are very heavy and appearing every two or three weeks. My worse symptoms are being very anxious, irritable, low self esteem,feeling worthless. I am constantly tired although I cannot sleep. I am wakened most nights from 3am and my mind races and I am very irritable but feel full of energy during the night,then exhausted most of the day. My memory is awful and I find it very difficult to drive my car now as I get so stressed out when the roads are busy. I feel a wreck. I am not sure whether to go on HRT as my mother had breast cancer at 50 and GP thought it was HRT related. Anyone got any miracle cures or can give me some advice.

Thanks.

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    Hi. My advice is talk talk talk. I have your same symptoms so we should stick together. I see a counsellor as well and only take supplements. There's a vitex combo for menopause in our health food store that I'm trying now For irritability and negative thoughts. Every day I try something different until I feel different. Don't give up and I'm up all night too if you need a friend. 💕

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      Thanks Shelley.

      Do you still take your periods? I have had these symptoms for years now but doctors kept saying I was not menapausal because of this and I do not take flushings but have every other symptom. Do the vitex help with sleeping?and joints aching and poor memory? Hope your ok take care x

       

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    Bach's flower remedies are working amazing for me.  I have been taking them for 3 months now and feel much better!  4 bad days a month now instead of 26!  They started working immediately

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      Thankyou. I will try these. Do they help with sleeping? I have been taking starflower oil capsules and evening primrose oil capsules for four months but not sure if they are helping. I don't feel as crabbit and moody but still very anxious at the least little thing xxxxx

       

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    You sound like me a few years back...

    It will get bettersmile my husband says I'm less moody, less emotional and finally feeling somewhat normal. Still have my days and the crazy health anxiety attacks and the scary feelings but learning to cope with it..

    Like you feel unattractive and old. When my husband tells me I'm beautiful really I'm wondering what he sees that I don't anymore!!! Make up doesn't stay on like it use tosmile

    Please I'm here if you want to talksmile Hugs

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    Hi my nan had hrt n breast cancer as well. I would deffo go down the herbal root at hollland and barret first. And if you feel so anxious visit gp to look at anty anxiety meds n sleep teqnices at night x ask for a counsellor to help with worrys.but hrt i would not take x up to you though
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