Weightloss

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Hi Ladies -

Just wondering if any of you have experienced weight loss during perimenopause. I over the last year gained about 8 lbs but have noticed over the last month or so I have lost it (without trying). I am an extremely anxious person and its usually very hard for me to gain weight so was surprised when I gained 8 pounds in 6 months (I am thin and only weighted 118 and now back to 118). Not sure if it is something to worry about (God knows I don't need anything else to give me reason to worry). My anxiety has been very bad these last few days and now that I have weighed myself it's giving me major anxiety.

Thanks for any response you can provide. I swear this stage is going to drive me insane.

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    Hi Joann,

    There is currently a discussion going on about weight loss right now, it began with HopefulTrina.

    There is a good amount of feedback including my own as well. I'm sure you can find it in the forum.

    Try to relax.

    Here for you,XO

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      Hi Andrea.. I just posed this same question yesterday and it seems that weight loss is something that happens during perimenopause.

      It you follow the thread I started you can see the replys..

      Hang in there, we're going to make it 😊

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    Thanks ladies I literally posted and then saw the thread. Will jump on that one and follow.

    Have a great rest of your day!

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    I'll look at the other thread... But I used to be hungry all the time especially before my period. BUT these last 6 months I'm more anxious therefor I don't feel hungry. In my case it's ok.. I was really worried about losing the extra pounds, now this anxiety helping a little.

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    Hi Joann, I have been loosing weight too and (experienced this before). I am also going to hormonal doc. and noticed when I have too much estrogen and would be loosing weight and when I reduce the estrogen I stop loosing weight. I did not know this this i noticed the pattern now. I hope this helps. All the best!

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      Hi Jola-

      Thank you for the reply! It does help so much! Most posts are about weight gain which i did gain 8 lbs over the last year ans now done 4 without any lifestyle changes. So frustrating having severe health anxiety! I have a wonderful trip to celebrate my beat friends birthday coming up and just want to feel good and quit worrying so i can enjoy it! This last week has been brutal with constant anxiety. Please say i pray if you pray that i can get this in check! Thanks again for responding! This forum is amazing with all the support to know we are not alone! xoxo

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