Are You In Menopause?

Not Sure Whether You`re In Menopause?

 

Answer each of the following questions and check your results at the end to help decide if you`re in menopause

1) Are your periods irregular?

o Yes
o No

2) Do you `spot` between cycles?

o Yes
o No

3) Are you finding it harder to concentrate?

o Yes
o No

4) Are you over 43?

o Yes
o No

5) Has your weight increased?

o Yes
o No

6) Do you get hot flashes?

o Yes
o No

7) Do you lose your temper quickly?

o Yes
o No

8) Do your muscles ache?

o Yes
o No

9) Has you libido decreased?

o Yes
o No

10) Do you feel unhappy for no reason?

o Yes
o No

If you answered “Yes” to:

4 or less questions:

You may be in the early stages of menopause, the peri menopausal phase.
Early menopause occurs before the age of 45 and premature menopause, before the age of 40.

But, if you experience spotting, depression or memory lapses with no other symptoms, it may be wise to have a check up with your doctor who will be able to predict more accurately at what stage
you`re at.

5 or more questions:

If you are having menopausal symptoms and you are between 45 – 55, chances are that this is the beginning of your menopausal transition.

Now would be a good time to check your lifestyle, paying particular attention to diet and exercise. Even the smallest of changes can improve your menopause massively.

 

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