Perimenopause Symptoms

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Are you eager to cool down from hot flashes? Do they leave you irritable and feeling frustrated? Or even interrupt your night’s sleep?

You may be interested in a medical research study called the Replenish Study. It is evaluating an investigational medication to see if it may reduce the frequency of hot flashes and sweating associated with menopause.

 To Qualify You Must Be:

  • Female between the ages of 40 and 65
  • Have not had a hysterectomy
  • Suffer from several hot flashes a day 

Study Participants:

  • Receive study medication at no cost
  • Receive study-related medical exams (similar to an annual gynecologist visit) at no charge
  • Are not required to have insurance
  • May be reimbursed for time, travel and other expenses

To learn more about the Replenish Study and see if you qualify, visit www.ReplenishStudy.com or call 1-800-918-1468.

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Premarin, Prempro & Bioidentical Hormones

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If you are confused about the difference between synthetic hormones and bioidentical hormones, you are certainly not alone. The difference between the two is a hotly contested issue among medical professionals, and unfortunately, it is women suffering with hormone imbalance who are always caught in the middle. Some physicians will tell you flatly bioidentical hormones [...]

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Dear Magnolia…….Bioidentical Hormones Have Worked for Me!

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I received this comment recently from a reader who identified herself as “Found the Solution.” I was so impressed with what she had to share that I wanted to feature her comment in this month’s “Dear Magnolia” installment.  “Found the Solution” encapsulates in her comment everything I have blogged about here at The Perimenopause Blog [...]

October 15, 2014 CONTINUE READING →

Hot Flashes & Stress in Perimenopause? Breathe Deep with Zenytime!

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If you’re looking for alternatives to hormone therapy to treat your symptoms of perimenopause, today’s sponsored post will be of great interest to you!   Read on to learn about an exciting new App for your phone which will help you manage hot flashes and stress during perimenopause!   “If you practice deep breathing exercises [...]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy isn’t as Scary as You Think

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In 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative study sent the medical professionals prescribing hormone replacement therapy to their patients into a bonafide tail spin. Terrified of putting women at risk for coronary heart disease, stroke or breast cancer, physicians abandoned HRT all together, advising their patients to do the same. Few would argue the value of the study. [...]

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Hot Flashes & Night Sweats: The Replenish Trial Study

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Ice cubes, fans, cranking the AC, sticking your face in the freezer… nothing seems to help when you are eager to cool down from your hot flashes. They come out of nowhere and occur multiple times a day, leaving you irritable and feeling frustrated.  Sometimes, they even interrupt your night’s sleep! If you wish there [...]

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Relizen for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats & A Giveaway!

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35 Symptoms of Perimenopause: Adrenal Fatigue

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A common complaint among women in perimenopause is an overwhelming sense of fatigue and exhaustion.  Often described as crashing fatigue. While many women might chalk it up as the result of sleepless nights associated with night sweats and insomnia, the real culprit is likely adrenal fatigue. What are the Adrenal Glands and What do they Do? The adrenal glands are two walnut sized [...]

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35 Symptoms of Perimenopause

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When I was in the midst of the worst of my perimenopause symptoms, I had one over-riding thought: “I’m going crazy” Yes, I had hot flashes, night sweats, irregular periods and those gawdawful mood-swings. But without question, the underlying and most compelling emotion was that I was certain I was finally going nuts. In fact, [...]

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35 Symptoms of Perimenopause: Heavy, Flooding Periods

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When the average woman thinks of perimenopause symptoms she usually thinks of the proverbial night sweats and hot flashes. Perhaps even a few mood swings thrown in for good measure. What many do not know, however, and are often surprised to find out, is that heavy, flooding periods with painful cramping and large blood clots are a common complaint for many women [...]

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Dear Magnolia……Not Every Woman Hates Their Husband in Perimenopause

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Today’s “Dear Magnolia” post is featuring a comment by a reader named Julie.  Julie left her comment in response to the post “Why Do Women Hate Their Husbands in Perimenopause: A Wife’s Perspective”  A post which featured another reader’s story where she explained why she decided to leave her marriage once she had started going [...]

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A Review of the Nutribullet: One Amazing Gadget!

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UPDATE:  I was contacted by a representative from Nutribullet who wanted to put a sponsored link in this post.  She made an offer that was a good deal for her, but not for me. I turned down the offer and gave her my advertising price for sponsored links.  She countered with another offer which was still lower [...]

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Hot Flashes in Perimenopause: The Replenish Study

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For the next three months The Perimenopause Blog is partnering with the researchers of The Replenish Study.   One blog post will be posted per month. The Perimenopause Blog is not endorsing any product or insuring any outcome of the study. Any questions or comments related to the study will be answered by the sponsors. [...]

August 24, 2014 CONTINUE READING →

Dear Magnolia……Does Anybody Really Give a Crap?

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Today’s Dear Magnolia post is from Lisa. Lisa is grieving. Yes, she’s also experiencing other symptoms of perimenopause, namely,  anxiety, depression, and other symptoms related to estrogen dominance.  But, she’s also struggling with grief . Grief is the part of perimenopause that no one talks about.  Well, not very much. Grief doesn’t sell, I guess. You can’t [...]

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Holy Hot Tamales Batman!

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I have begun skipping menstrual cycles. How bad can that be, right? Well, it’s not.  It’s wonderful. But, for some nutty reason (and let’s face it – perimenopause is nuts) I have been having night sweats and hot flashes like I haven’t had in years.  I really thought I was beyond this crap, but apparently, [...]

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Are Lab Tests Accurate in Testing for Perimenopause?

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In Western medicine lab work is king. Blood work can tell you if you’re pregnant or if you’re not. You can determine if you’re diabetic or have kidney disease. If you have an infection, a high white blood cell count will tell all. And if law enforcement authorities want to determine if you are legally drunk, blood-alcohol levels can also send [...]

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Dear Magnolia…..About That Vertigo & Dizziness in Perimenopause

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It’s time for another “Dear Magnolia” installment.  I picked a comment by a reader by the name of “Michelle” for this post. Michelle has been having trouble with vertigo and dizziness in perimenopause, along with balance issues, brain fog, and feeling spaced out.  She said she also suffers with migraines and wacky periods. Typical perimenopause [...]

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Natural Remedies for Itchy Scalp in Perimenopause

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One of my more popular blogs here has been “Dry, Itchy Skin in Perimenopause.”  Apparently, we’re all itchy and scratchy when hormone imbalance hits. Go figure. For me, the biggest issue has been an itchy scalp. But, truth be told, I’ve always had issues with an itchy scalp.  As long as I can remember.  However, by the [...]

July 17, 2014 CONTINUE READING →

AZO Bladder Control Product Giveaway – Winners Announced!

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Good Monday morning, ladies!  I’m hosting a giveaway today with a bladder control product called AZO Bladder Control™ with Go-Less®.   Rather than do a regular sponsored post, I’m going to post the product information for you here which gives you all the information you need in terms of  product description, the ingredients, suggested use, and [...]

July 14, 2014 CONTINUE READING →