What your doctor doesn t tell you about perimenopause
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Premenopause: Balance Your Hormones and Your Life from Thirty to Fifty by John R. LeeIm too Young for Menopause-So Why Do I Feel Like this? You could be experiencing unexplained weight gain...fatigue...mood swings...loss of libido...fibroids...tender or lumpy breasts...endometriosis...PMS...infertility...memory loss...migraines...very heavy or light periods...cold hands and feet...or a combination of these symptoms. You may have been told theyre nothing, or stress, or even menopause-and offered surgery, antidepressants, or prescription hormones. But the startling truth is that you may be suffering from premenopause syndrome-and there are simple, safe solutions. When John Lee wrote the groundbreaking What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause, younger women started asking if natural progesterone could help them, too. In this book Dr. Lee, with womens health expert Jesse Hanley, M.D., brings you a revolutionary nonprescription Balance Program to restore your gynecological health, energy, and sex drive-and even slow the aging process before menopause, and beyond.
What Doctors Don’t Know About Menopause
Illustration, Jeannie Phan. Oh, but not that day. Mortally wounded, I stormed to my bed, where I spent the next four hours sobbing so hard I gave myself a migraine. I checked my Clue app just to prove him wrong, and…huh, what do you know…. Overnight, my usually mild PMS crabbiness had taken things up a notch, turning into something bigger. With claws. And I felt a sudden need to resurrect arguments from years ago.
Try it today! For many women, menopause comes as a relief: an end to pregnancy worries and monthly cramps, a farewell to bloodstained panties and premenstrual mood swings. Others loathe the passage. These episodes can make women in their 50s and 60s feel uncomfortable, demoralized and sometimes seriously ill. For example, hormonal changes result in an accelerated rise in LDL cholesterol in the 12 months following menopause, boosting the possibility of heart disease. And though both men and women suffer a loss of bone density with age, the sudden reduction in estrogen associated with menopause has been shown to trigger an inflammatory reaction in some women that leads to a dramatic decrease in bone mass. These issues lurk beneath a host of distracting and sometimes debilitating physical conditions, large and small, from night sweats to weight gain to concentration problems.
We respect your privacy. Women considering hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms can find lots of advice on what they should do — and a lot of it isn't so good. For decades, people thought hormone therapy also sometimes called hormone replacement therapy for menopause symptoms also protected women's hearts, maintained bone strength , and helped prevent cancer. But evidence from the Women's Health Initiative research study found otherwise. The large population study found that American women over the age of 60 who took estrogen and progestin were actually at greater risk of breast cancer , stroke, and dangerous blood clots. In fact, Dr.
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