How long does the menopause last?

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  • Nomalie Thabethe 's photo avatar
    Nomalie Thabethe — 18.09.2017 02:33
    I stop period two years ago know started to feel the flash heat , I am only 44 years , How long this will last ? Can I expect more than that , I have got kidney problems I don't know if I can take anything . Thank you


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      eileen — 19.09.2017 09:23
      Hi Nomalie If you are starting to feel heat/get flushes or sweats you could look at the herb sage, this is specifically for such symptoms. However, it is best to check with your doctor first if you have kidney issues. It is difficult to say how long this may last as it is different for every woman!


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    Deborah — 16.09.2017 18:51
    I have had menapause trouble for 10 much longer..its hard to cope.seen 3 doctors and just get leaflets so i gave up


    • Eileen's photo avatar
      Eileen — 18.09.2017 13:24
      Hello, Could you give me a little more information regarding age and when periods stopped etc. Email me thank you


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    Anna Carr — 23.08.2017 07:17
    I have been 18 months without a period but am experiencing dreadful cramps sweats and hot flashes and panic attacks I'm 51_and have been told if my period stays away for 2 years that's it. Do the symptoms still remain as they've actually gotten worse or could this be the dying roars of it haha


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      eileen — 23.08.2017 13:38
      Hi Anna This is a difficult question to answer as it can be different for every woman. Some will find that around the two years their symptoms will start to ease off, others, like yourself, may find they get worse for a while but, hopefully, ease off later, others find that their symptoms can continue for a long time. However, this is often due to other health issues, poor diet or lots of stress. You may find our Menoforce Sage tablets helpful for the flushes and sweats and I would also suggest an extra magnesium 200mg as this can often ease cramping.


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