What are the early signs and symptoms of menopause?



How to Recognize Symptoms of Menopause

There are specific physical and hormonal changes that occur to women as they get older that indicate a woman is experiencing part of a woman's life cycle called menopause. Some of these traits of menopause you can expect, all of them you can prepare for, but you will know which symptoms will affect you and how they will affect you once they happen to you.

Steps

  1. Expect to experience irregular periods ranging from scant to very heavy, short in duration to longer than normal cycles.Because of inconsistent periods, fertility is unpredictable as well. Until your periods have stopped completely for a duration of 1 year, there is a possibility you could still get pregnant.
  2. Get ready for some heat.Hot flashes do not require any treatment unless they are overly bothersome or disrupting your life. These periods of uncomfortable increases in body temperature can happen day or night. These episodes can last up to several minutes. Many women become uncomfortable around their areas of the head and chest. Since hot flashes last an average of 5 years, you may start to feel like they will never end. Skin flushes, headaches and irregular heartbeats tend to accompany hot flashes.
  3. Do not be surprised to see physical changes.Many women will have thinning hair on their head and over their entire body. Facial hair may increase, however. Weight gain is common, typically around the stomach or midsection. Breasts could become tender and less full. #Increased occurrences of incontinence sneak their way in to your daily activities. Performing Kegel exercises can help prevent incontinence.
  4. Women may experience mood swings that can be accompanied with irritability.Other feelings that might overtake you are anxiety and depression. Medication is an option for those who are afflicted by emotional changes.
  5. Sleep disturbances can be caused, in part, but not always, by hot flashes.In turn, not sleeping well increases the likelihood and intensity of mood swings.
  6. Get ready for sexual changes.You may experience vaginal dryness and other sexual complications including loss of interest in sex or even painful intercourse. These are results of the vagina wall thinning out, change in consistency of discharge and hormonal changes.
  7. Menopause is often accompanied by altered mental alertness.You may feel moments of confusion and periodic loss of memory.

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    I'm 33 and haven't had my period for 2.5 years. Now I'm experiencing hot flashes and vomiting. Is it possible I'm in menopause?
    wikiHow Contributor
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    There is a condition called premature menopause that can happen at any age. However, your symptoms may be caused by another medical issue. You should see your doctor.
    Thanks!
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    If I'm in menopause, will I still have my period?
    Top Answerer
    The road to menopause includes having your period a lot, at least at first -- around 2-3 times per month, to be exact. When you reach menopause and pass through all the periods, you will no longer have a period because your body does not make enough estrogen to build up your lining. When you stop producing eggs, your uterus no longer needs to build up it's lining.
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  • Question
    Am I going through menopause if I have a white discharge, hot flashes and night sweats?
    Nikita08
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    How old are you? Do you know how old your mom was when she went through menopause? Women of any age can get the symptoms you describe because of other conditions, and the age at which women stop menstruating varies greatly. The best way to see if you've entered menopause is to have your doctor perform a simple blood test.
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