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    No Period in 9 months
    yogapause posted:
    Hi All, I am new to this board- I haven't had my period in 9 months, never thought that I would say this but wish it was back.
    I feel weepy, muscle aches, tired legs, crashing fatigue and just overall feeling like I don't feel well.
    I just turned 54.
    Can someone please help me out , does it get better? My friend told me that it lasts about 18 months and then it gets better Is this true?
    any responses would be greatly appreciated.
    Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
    Dear yoga pause,
    Certainly hot flashes do tend to get better over the course of time; many other symptoms may as well. I am going to suggest to you two sources of information: the website is the website of the North American menopause society, with a lot of good general menopause information. And I have a brand new website up, called; there are some menopause videos on the site that I am going to ask you to view, and there are some written articles accompanying the videos. There are many options for you to pursue-
    Good luck,
    Mary Jane
    yogapause replied to Mary Jane Minkin, MD's response:
    Thanks I will take your advice and I appreciate your response.

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