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Hey girls. Just wanted to say perimenopause has been rough on my anxiety & depression issues & I lost 4 family members last year on top of that. My doctor started me on prozac & buspar the end of September & its been working wonderfully.

Recently I had to up my dosage & am now on 30 mg prozac & 10 mg buspar 2x a day.. that was when I really started feel like my old self. I was terrified of taking meds because I just don't like taking things that I can't quit cold turkey, but I have zero regrets. If anyone is struggling please don't hesitate to do w...

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Hot flash, chills, but the STANK

Okay, I need help. I can deal with the hot flashes (if I lay on the floor) and the nightsweat chills suck, but ooooof. I smell bad and I don't know what to do. Like not my vag, just my body odor in general. I know it's hormonal. Does anyone else experience this? It happens right before my period the worst. SEND WHAT...

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Joint pain?

Hi-is anyone experiencing any odd joint pain? I’m 48-I thought maybe I had arthritis in thumbs. Doc says everything looks fine. They get stiff and hurt. Same thing happens with my left knee and sometimes my big toes (random). I’m wondering if this is a symptom of perimenopause?

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Looking for My Village

I'm new here and it's taken a lot to reach out to others because I've lived a hard life and haven't been treated very kindly even though I've spent all my life helping or taking care of everyone but myself , I'm nobody special but I'm truthful, helpful,kind ,compassionate ,honest and if I can help I do I'm a great l...

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Progesterone only

Has anyone taken progesterone only? From studies I've read it can help with anxiety and insomnia. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3987489/

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