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Lost Periods Due to Stress


I am 28 years old and I haven’t menstruated for 3.5 years. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Menstrual Clots


How do I know if what I'm experiencing is blood clotting?

Menstrual Suppression (Manipulating Menstruation with Hormonal Contraception)


I’ve been reading and hearing about it—I wonder if you think I should try to get rid of my period by taking the Pill every day? Does it work? Is it safe?

Perimenopause and night sweats


I am 49 years old, very healthy, and I’m skipping periods in perimenopause. I’m just dying with night sweats 2-3 times a night—I wake up soaked and barely get back to sleep before the next one hits.

Life Phase:

Progesterone (not Estrogen) is Optimal Therapy for Hot Flushes


I've been having really bad night sweats since before my periods stopped. Estrogen therapy didn't help - now I'm in menopause, what can I take to get a good night's sleep?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Progesterone Adds to the Positive Bone Effects of Estrogen/Etidronate


Is a year long enough to evaluate the benefit of being on a combination of estrogen and progesterone?

Life Phase:

Should I stop checking my own breasts?


I'm confused! For years I've been told to check my breasts each month. Recently, some cancer specialist on the news said I shouldn't bother. What's going on?

Breast cancer

Spotting Before Periods


I’m a 36-year old woman and basically healthy but I keep having spotting before my flow. Is the Pill my only option?

Why am I no longer interested?


I'm healthy, young and in a good, loving relationship. How come I'm not interested in sex any more?


Join a Study:

Enrolment complete: Perimenopausal Hot Flush Study

Enrolment is now complete. Thank you for your interest.
CeMCOR is now recruiting Canadian women for this CIHR-funded randomized controlled trial to test whether oral micronized progesterone is more effective than placebo as therapy for hot flushes and night sweats in perimenopausal women.



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