to know the real thing...
September 16, 2008 8:22pm CST
i had read some information on menaupause and everything and its i guess all theories based on studies and really differs or maybe similar from the real thing that women experiences...i had raise this topic since i would like to ask or inquire your opinion base on whats really true when a woman reaches that uncomfortable agemaybe this discussion will directly pointed to women who are already experiencing it or any knowledge from it thru sisters or mothers... and to start with i would like to share with you mine ..4 years back i was diagnose for hormonal imbalance and treated for it..by taking some hormonal pills for a period of six months..and the doctors says that its natural for women who reach 40's and last year i had experienced and irregular monthly cycle which originally i always had a regular period since from the very start of it..and i dont feel anything no symptoms just the irregularities and everything...my mom when she had reaches the age of menaupause it just stopped and never went to the doctor for a check up or whatever not even a papsmear or anything and she was 72 now and in great shape and that excluding the pains she had felt due to old age or something..
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17 Sep 08
I am actually quite interested in this discussion because the whole thing worries me a bit. I already have hot flashes - not menopause related - for years and years. Will menopause make it worse? It's scary, because the ones I have are bad enough. ON the other hand I have never had any of the things that I'm expected to have in almost everything, so maybe it will be a breeze for me. I never had really bad cramps or PMS with my period. I got better fast from diseases that I should take a long time healing. ... OK maybe menopause will be a breeze :)
19 Sep 08
There are really speculations of the changes on the woman reaching her menopausal stage. They say, it is similar mood after giving birth. But I think these are all theories and not yet proven. But experts says,there are really changes in the body and mood. But it is up to the person to control or accept it. And live normally.
• United States
17 Sep 08
I am like your mom.....mine just stopped and I have had no symptons.....no hot flashes....nothing....my mom didn't either. I thought at first I would miss it....the opportunity to be a mother...but not one day has went by that I miss it! LOL...loving it!
17 Sep 08
I am on that age now. My period is still normal, i think. Except for the fact, that i have it for more than a week and it is quite heavy which makes it so uncomfortable for me. Then, a few years back i was having these hot flashes, which i didn't know then. Now i can say that i don't experience anything unusual but i do have my period regularly still. The only difference is, it is much painful with these cramps that are so severe sometimes. Other than that, i feel great and i am still active in our volleyball team.
• United States
5 Oct 08
I reckon I am approaching, encroaching, or already am upon this stage in my life. I have the irregularity now, as you mention. The only other symptoms if they are even related is I am much shorter in patience. Things bug me more than they used to and quicker especially I have become noise sensitive.
24 Nov 08
Hello vanities, I don't have experience of my own about this but maybe I can relate to my sister and mother's experience. My sister reached her menopause around two years ago when she was 50. She complained about irregularities and her body felt a bit hot most of the time. Her period wasn't that heavy anymore and only a few blood spots sometimes. My mother, like yours, reached her menopause as simple as your mother too. She didn't feel anything and it just stopped just like that.