Is It Because of Menopause or Not?
The stage when a women reaches menopause is characterized by many physical discomforts which they usually complain about. However, women should take heed since there are other serious conditions whose symptoms are almost like the symptoms of menopause. So when you experience these symptoms you should not outrightly dismiss it as a symptom of menopause but your should try to find out the real cause in order to better take care of yourself.
There are serious conditions that display the same symptoms that you experience with menopause and they are listed here below.
Having irregular, heavy, or unusual periods when you are between 40 to 60 can be a sign that you are undergoing menopause. Mood swings also characterize this period. The symptoms of cervical cancer is very similar to this. Consult with a gynecologist if your are experiencing heavy, unusual bleeding, with blood clots, and bleeding after sex since it can be a sign not just of menopause but of a more serious disease as cervical cancer.
Women who are in the stage of menopause experience hot flashes and this is the reason why doctors simply dismiss them with a prescription for Isula Natura for menopause or a prescription for HRT. If your hot flashes is due to menopause, then this can help give you relief. Hyperthyroidism also has the same symptoms and accompanied by excessive sweating and heart palpitations. You can be suffering from hyperthyroidism but you might be dismissing it for menopause especially if your are losing weight and feeling hot when it is cold.
When ladies go through menopause, some of them lose a lot of hair because of the failing levels of estrogen as the body changes. Hyperthyroidism, stress, or alopecia also has this symptoms. Vitamin and mineral deficiency also causes hair loss. If you go to a doctor for hair loss treatment, make sure that you ask for the real cause of the condition.
Women in the stage of menopause often feel depressed and doctors give them replacement estrogen to make them feel better. There are other factors that can contribute to depression aside from menopause. Menopause is not the only cause of depression and it, in itself, is already a condition. You can be living a stressful life or you could also have hyperthyroidism. Depression will not be alleviated with replacement estrogen if it is not being caused by menopause.
So if you are experiencing symptoms which seem to indicate a symptom of menopause, do not rest until you are very sure about it. If it something more serious than menopause, then it is good to know about it right away so that you can deal properly with it.
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