Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/living-healthy/f/womens-health/

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at CommunityManagement@webmd.net

    missed period
    avatar
    An_255710 posted:
    I am 49 years old have not had a period in about six months what is going on with my body.
     
    avatar
    atti_editor responded:
    Hello,

    While we cannot give medical advice or diagnosis, you might want to take a look at this information on perimenopause . If you have any of the symptoms listed, this could be what you are experiencing. Perimenopause usually begins in a woman's 40s and ends the first year after menopause (when you have gone 12 months without a period). You might make an appointment to see your doctor or gynecologist to speak about what you are experiencing and confirm what is going on.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


    Featuring Experts

    Mary Jane Minkin, MD, is a nationally recognized obstetrician gynecologist, with a special interest in menopause. Dr. Minkin is clinical professor of ...More

    Helpful Tips

    Hot flash & Night sweat relief
    I am 51 and started perimenopause 6 years ago. I experience hot flashes and night sweats heavily every two weeks - the time I usually ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 1 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the North American Menopause Society website