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Blood Clots and the Birth Control Patch

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I'm almost 35, a little overweight and worried about taking the Pill because of blood clots. My doctor suggested the birth control 'patch'. Is that safer?

Progesterone Therapy for Night Sweats in Perimenopause

Question:

What can I do to help my night sweats and get some good sleep without taking estrogen and making migraines worse?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

What's in a name?

Question:

I'm confused about names. If I'm having regular periods AND night sweats, am I in menopause?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Should I have an Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Bleeding?

Question:

I'm a healthy 45-year old yet I've been having gushing and flooding for several months. Should I have the lining of my uterus scraped away?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Perimenopause and Thyroid Problems—common and confusing

Question:

When a perimenopausal woman feels tired, gains weight and has frozen-cold hands and feet, how can she tell if the cause is a low thyroid or perimenopause?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

What does a "regular cycle" mean?

Question:

After being part of the Menstruation and Ovulation study I got to thinking - what does it mean to have a regular cycle?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

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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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