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Here I go again
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gertigirl posted:
Have been feeling pretty good.....at least till 2 days ago. I am 9 days out of when I would have a period and what a mess I am. No symptoms for months and here I go again. Horrible anxiety, hot flashes, I don't get hot flashes. This is crazy. I just want all this to go away! I like feeling normal and this is not generally my normal.I have been the poster child for "menopause gets better", then this hits again like gangbusters.
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Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
Dear gertigirl,
Sounds like you are still perimenopausal; if you are a good candidate for a low dose birth control pill, it might well help you regulate things a bit better and give you some better control.
Don't worry; pill use doesn't prolong this time frame-so do speak with your health care provider about this as a possibility,
Good luck,
Mary Jane