Is It Because of Menopause or Not?
Women who have reached the age of menopause are usually found complaining of one symptom after another related to it. But, these symptoms that women experience can be similar to symptoms of conditions more serious than merely 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.
Below are some of the common symptoms which are similar to that of menopause but could be a more serious condition.
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. But, be aware that these are also the symptoms of cervical cancer. 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.
Doctors dismiss patients complaining of hot flashes as experiencing symptoms of menopause and they prescribe Isula Natura for menopause or a prescription for HRT. If your hot flashes is due to menopause, then this can help give you relief. But, if your hot flashes are accompanied by excessive sweating and heart palpitations, they could also be a sign of hyperthyroidism. Don’t settle for the conclusion that it is just menopause when you are losing a lot of weight and always feeling hot when it’s cold.
Hair loss is another symptom of menopause which is cause by the failing levels of estrogen due to bodily changes. Hyperthyroidism, stress, or alopecia also has this symptoms. It can also be a sign of vitamin and mineral deficiency. Make sure that your doctor can pinpoint the real condition that is giving you these symptoms.
Women in the stage of menopause often feel depressed and doctors give them replacement estrogen to make them feel better. However, depression can be a symptom of other conditions 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. So, if it is not cause by menopause, giving you replacement estrogen will not relive you from depression.
Do not rest until you have found out what is causing the symptoms you are experiencing in your body. You can help yourself by finding the right treatment right away if the cause of your symptoms is not menopause.