Everyone wants to know....

This is the place to talk about it, whether you're peri or post! If you don't see a topic that suits you, just start a new one!

Everyone wants to know....

Postby Zero » Fri Oct 24, 2003 4:57 pm

How long do the symptoms last?

The menopausal experience is very individualized and variable.

The symptoms occur from the falling and surging of the hormones, and particularly from the withdrawal of estrogen. Some 10 percent of menopausal women abruptly cease their periods and bypass any signs of perimenopause. The average duration is up to four years.

A minority of others experience symptoms up to six years or even longer. However, one study of 25 women followed over a three year period found that the average duration of the hot flash experience was between eight and nine years, and hot flashes have been reported in women in their 60s and 70s.

Joan Starker, Ph.D., MSW, a clinical social worker since 1970, has spent much of her career helping individuals cope with normal life transitions such as midlife and menopause. A member of the North American Menopause Society, she is on the advisory board of the Oregon Menopause Network.
Zero
 

Postby Yvonne » Mon May 31, 2004 1:12 am

Thanks for the info Dee.
Oh the joys of Menopause...lololo Always good info on Minnieqauz. :D

Yvonne
Yvonne
Warm Pauzer
 
Posts: 13
Joined: Sat May 22, 2004 10:03 pm

thanks

Postby Hotgirl » Tue Jun 01, 2004 11:36 am

Hi
Thanks for the information. How long all this stuff will last.
Sounds like it is a life long commitment. Well, hopefully it does get better. that is what I'm counting on. I really enjoy this site
Bye Jeannie
Hotgirl
On Fire!
 
Posts: 48
Joined: Fri May 21, 2004 11:02 am
Location: sacramento califoria

Postby freda » Sat Jun 26, 2004 1:26 pm

Four years??? Isn't there a community service option in this deal?
freda
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2004 4:51 am
Location: Netherlands

Postby wildwoman » Tue Feb 01, 2005 7:05 pm

[b] Dee,
Thank you for being a walking encyclopedia! :D
[/b]
wildwoman
On Fire!
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2005 2:23 am

Postby danmia » Tue May 09, 2006 7:31 am

If it's hereditary I'm in big trouble my mom was still getting hot flashes at 76!!! Sigh........... :(
User avatar
danmia
One HOT Woman!
 
Posts: 307
Joined: Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:45 pm
Location: Maine USA

Quick Reply

   

Return to Menopause

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron