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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

When should I have sex to get pregnant?

Question:

Can you get pregnant if you engage in sexual activity a week before your next period?

Do I need an Endometrial Biopsy?

Question:

My doctor wants me to have a D&C or endometrial biopsy. I'm in my early 50's and didn't have a period for over a year and a half, then suddenly it came back. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

PCOS (AAE) and Insulin Resistance

Question:

I was diagnosed with PCOS and put on Diane 35. Even though I'm exercising I'm still gaining weight. What do I do?

Why Does My Heart Feeling Like it is Doing Hurdles?

Question:

I'm 46 years old, healthy and have never, ever had any heart trouble. However, three times in the last six months I've had to go to Emergency because my heart starts jumping and racing and I feel like I could black out.

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

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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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