Menopause symptoms
Menopause

Symptoms could include:

  • Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder. It can mean the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep throughout the night, or the tendency to wake too early before having gotten enough sleep. Insomnia is often used to describe the condition of waking up ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects nearly 60 million Americans a year (NIH, 2007). Almost everyone experiences some form of short-term insomnia in his or her life. Some people with insom...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When you think of hot flashes, you probably think of a woman in menopause. But believe it or not, men can also experience the discomfort of flushing and sweating from hot flashes. In fact, according to Harvard Medical School (HMS), although fewer ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Discover the causes of hot flashes during menopause, including decreasing estrogen, lifestyle causes such as obesity, and inciting factors like alcohol.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excessive perspiration at night, or night sweats, is an uncomfortable part of life for many people.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Irritability is a feeling of agitation that can occur when someone is provoked. It can also be a symptom of a mental disorder or medical condition. Irritability generally causes a person to feel frustrated easily. Often this frustration results in...
    Source:HLCMS
  • During the menstrual cycle, hormones cause changes in breast tissue that can lead to pain or discomfort in some women. While breasts do not typically hurt, occasional breast pain is not uncommon. Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common con...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skin flushing, or blushing, is characterized by feelings of warmth and rapid reddening of your neck, upper chest, or face. Blotchiness or solid patches of redness are often visible when blushing. Flushed skin is a common physical response to anxie...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperhidrosis disorder is a condition that causes excessive sweating.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amenorrhea is the term for a woman missing a monthly menstrual period. Not having a period during pregnancy or after menopause is normal. But missing periods at any other time can be a symptom of a medical issue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal bloating is a condition in which the abdomen feels uncomfortably full and tight and may be visibly swollen (distended). The symptoms of bloating can be vague and difficult to pinpoint, but most people describe an uncomfortable feeling of...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ademetionine is a form of the amino acid methionine. Low levels of folate or vitamin B12 can cause a drop in ademetionine. It is not found in foods.
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are several types of doctors who can treat depression. Learn the different kinds to ensure you're getting complete care for your depression.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is a treatment in which the patient is exposed to an artificial light source. It is used primarily to treat seasonal affective disorder.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Depression is a mood disorder that can cause extreme and persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. Depression type largely determines what kind of medical treatment is best.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Guilt is the feeling that you have done something wrong or violated the rules (real or perceived) of a relationship, culture, religion, or state.
    Source:HLCMS
  • What is anxiety? Anxiety often manifests itself as an apprehension about daily life. Learn the basics with this overview of the types of anxiety disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Shyness is a feeling of fear or discomfort caused by other people, especially in new situations or among strangers. Shyness is an unpleasant feeling of self-consciousness, a fear of what other people are thinking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Depersonalization is a feeling of disconnection from one's identity. People feel like they have no control of their own thoughts and actions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches are extremely common-almost everyone will experience at least one tension headache in their lives-but they usually go away without causing further problems. However, if you experience any of the situations below, you should see a doctor ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're seeing a doctor about headaches, here are five questions you may want to ask. If you suffer headaches frequently, medication overuse can be a big problem. If your body becomes accustomed to the medicine, you can experience rebound headac...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A headache is any kind of pain in the head, scalp, or neck. There are many different kinds of headaches, with many different causes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Post-concussion syndrome, or post-concussive syndrome (PCS), refers to the lingering symptoms following a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury. Symptoms vary but include headache, dizziness, and depression.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches can be caused by many factors, including genetics and dietary triggers. In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Hormone levels change during the menstrual cycle,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A fall is an accident that occurs when someone loses his or her balance, trips, or slips and makes contact with the ground or another surface.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dizziness is the feeling of lightheadedness when you feel you might faint. It's also the false sensation of movement and spinning, called vertigo. Most of the causes of dizziness are not serious. It can often be managed with treatment. But it may ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness that usually occurs when someone is traveling by car, boat, plane, or train. It can cause an upset stomach, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness, and headache.
    Source:HLCMS
  • As a woman ages, changes in hormone production can cause the vaginal walls to thin. Thinner walls mean fewer cells that secrete moisture. This can lead to vaginal dryness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vaginal dryness is an uncomfortable and often painful condition that occurs naturally during and after menopause. Menopause causes estrogen levels to decline, which causes the dryness. However, certain medications and immune disorders can also cau...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An overactive bladder causes the bladder to contract involuntarily and unpredictably
    Source:HLCMS
  • Frequent urination describes the need to urinate more often than you usually do. There is no clear definition of frequent. However, you may have frequent urination issues if the need to urinate creates challenges in your life, or if you develop a ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vaginitis describes a number of conditions that can cause infection or inflammation of the vagina. Common symptoms include itching, abnormal discharge, pain, and spotting.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Painful urination is a broad term that is used to describe discomfort during urination. This pain may be caused by your: bladder urethra (the tube that carries urine outside your body) perineum (in men, the area between the scrotum and the anus a...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move their hands and feet and appear to be in perpetual motion.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Fidgeting is moving about restlessly or the behavior of being continually in motion. Fidgets, fidgety. Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move th...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sexual dysfunction is any problem that prevents a person from desiring or enjoying sexual activity. It can occur at any stage of sex.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dyspareunia is painful sexual intercourse. The same term is used whether the pain results from a medical or a psychosocial problem.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Moist skin is an indication that the body is sweating (perspiring). Perspiration is the release of liquid from the sweat glands of the body, a normal body function to help the body stay cool.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • A good night's sleep helps you feel rested and refreshed in the morning. However, when you have the frequent urge to use the restroom at night, a good night's sleep can be hard to achieve. If you find yourself waking up to urinate more than twice ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nocturia is the medical term for excessive urination at night. During the night, your body produces a decreased amount of urine that is more concentrated. This means that most people do not need to wake up to urinate and can sleep uninterrupted fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unintentional weight gain occurs when you put on weight without increasing your consumption of food or liquid. It is often caused by: fluid retention abnormal growths constipation pregnancy Unintentional weight gain can be periodic, continuous, o...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A whitehead is a type of acne that forms when dead skin cells, oil, and bacteria become trapped within one of your pores. Unlike a blackhead, a whitehead forms under the surface of a closed pore. Whiteheads can occur at any age. However, they most...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most people do not like extreme heat, but if you have heat intolerance, you might find that it is impossible for you to be comfortable in hot weather. Heat intolerance may also be referred to as sensitivity to heat. When you suffer from heat intol...
    Source:HLCMS
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