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Mood Swings & Depression in Menopause

Question:

I'm wondering if my mood shifts are perhaps due to menopause? Should I go on estrogen or anti-depressants?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Natural Help for Hot Flushes

Question:

Do you have anything natural that I can take for hot flushes? I’m stilling getting a period but with some skipping now.

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Topical Testosterone for Improvement of Libido

Question:

What are the risks of topical testosterone for improvement of libido?

Life Phase:
Menopause

Uterine Fibroids

Question:

I have fibroids. Should I have them removed, and if so how? Do I need a hysterectomy?

Vaginal Dryness

Question:

Is there something I can do about vaginal dryness?

Life Phase:
Menopause

What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?

Question:

I keep hearing about “Bio-Identicalhormones. What does Bio-Identical mean? Should I be taking them?

What Makes Teen Cramps Come and Go?

Question:

When I get my period, all of a sudden I get a backache, a wicked headache and feel like my insides are being squeezed. How come?

Life Phase:
Adolescence

Concerned About HRT and Dementia

Question:

Am I wrong to be concerned about HRT and dementia?

Life Phase:
Menopause

Decreased Sex Drive After Ovariectomy

Question:

My close friend had a complete hysterectomy and has lost interest in sex. Is this hormonal? Will it improve? What can she do?

Life Phase:
Menopause

Depo Provera and Osteoporosis

Question:

I’ve been using Depo Provera and am feeling fine. Should I be worried about osteoporosis?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

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Hot and Bothered? Perimenopausal Women Needed for Hot Flush Study

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