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Menopause Question For The Girls
bpcookie posted:
Hey there girls, I would post this on the Womens Health board but usually my posts go unanswered. I was wondering if those of you who are menopausal have had an ever changing appetite? My appetite went down and I started losing a lot of weight, then it went up and I started gaining weight and now its down again. I just dont want to eat now. So I was wondering if this was related to Menopause.
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. ~Ivy Baker Priest
melly2210 responded:
I am going through the same thing. I originally thought it was med related, but I'm level on my doses which would lead me to believe that it's not that. If it is menopausal, it makes a lot more sense. I'm going to have to track it to see if there is a cycle to it. If there is, then that's prolly it. Go figure. More women stuff to deal with!

Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all. ~Emily Dickinson
bpcookie replied to melly2210's response:
yup. At first I thought it was the Lyrica but once my appetite went down I knew it had to be something else. uuuggghhh hormones
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. ~Ivy Baker Priest
Anneinside responded:
I am definitely in menopause **fans away hot flash** but my appetite hasn't changed. I have been on a diet for 2 months and haven't lost anything. I am also exercising so I hope I'm just gaining muscle and could actually be losing fat. Who knows??
bpcookie replied to Anneinside's response:
yup, your probably doing just that. When I was working out, the same thing happened to me.

Im so glad that I dont have hot flashes. I used to have them until my Dr. put me on hormones. I totally took care of the hot flashes. *fans Anneinside*. Hope that cooled ya off.
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. ~Ivy Baker Priest
Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
I know the Women's Health community can move very fast and sometimes things go unanswered there, Bpcookie.

For this kind of thing you might want to try our Menopause Community if you have questions in the future... a bit quieter but with an active expert who seems to get to everything when she looks in.

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