Menopause

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Hormones!?

Anybody else feeling super hostile lately or just straight up extra attitude 😂

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FET help: thin endometrium still after 12 days

Hoping someone can help share some positive experiences, as I feel so low after second FET scan this morning. I’ve been on progynova, estradiol patches and sildenafil (viagra) for the past 12 days and still only at 5mm thickness. The clinic have suggested another 6 days on the meds to give the best chance of getting...

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Joint pain and pros and cons of HRT

Hi I wondered if someone could give me some advice please. I am having elbow pain which is in my arm wrist and hand and wondered if this was a symptom of perimenopause. I also wondered if someone could give me some advice about HRT and the benefits and disadvantages of taking it and the risks that come with it. ...

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Period

Hi ladies! How long took you to get back your period? TIA

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Maybe it’s just me

But this whole process feels weird lol You’re looking at people’s profiles and swiping. Many times swiping the wrong way lol Waving because it seems less 😳🫣 daunting than sending a message. Feeling like it’s the first day of school in a city you just moved to when most people can’t even see the waves. 🤷🏽‍♀️ Not…

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Hormones

Why am I crying over an episode of Bones I have seen a million times

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Is this right?

Why is the period in between my period and my high fertility so short? Been TTC for 5 months now wondering if this is my issue

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Why are periods so strong?

I've always had heavy menstrual cycles in my teen years until my mom put me on birth control. After years later I had my son in my late 20 aka 28 and my periods are heavier than they used to be before I had him. And lasting sometimes 3-5 days. What do you ladies do when this happens? I need some home remedies. ....p...

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Week 9 hormonal blues

Just starting week 9 and holy hell I'm hormonal. Jumping from one existential crisis to the next. And sooooo sensitive, burnt out, and stressed. Anyone else like this?? 🥺😭

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PP Period

How many months PP were you before your period came back?

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Every cycle is so disheartening

Girls, I’m just here to get it off my chest before I have a meltdown again. I’ve been trying since August. I’m 34 and 6 months. Every month I really think I’ve done enough, but it’s never enough and the cycle starts again. Can anyone recommend a lifestyle we should absolutely be doing to utilise every chance. Te...

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4+5 and feeling like CM is constantly coming out

It’s making me feel like I’m getting my period 😢

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Breakouts/Acne

I’ve never really had acne or consistent breakouts… not even during puberty. It’s always been a small break out/spot here and there. During pregnancy the skin on my face has never been worse. I swear I have a new spot everyday. It’s not like I’m eating poorly, if anything I am eating more clean than I was before be...

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Headaches

For the past 3 days, I a. experiencing headaches followed after having flashy eyes. As if I was blinded by a camera flash. Could It be iron deficiency? I have appointment with my gp tomorrow but maybe someone has any experience?

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Hotflashes ???

Soooo I'm only 34 but sometimes I wonder if I'm having hot flashes ! 😱 is it possible?

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(EXPECTING) Nose bleeds and Nose sores

I’m 14+4 and I’m struggling with nose bleeds and nose sores every morning… Is this just because of my hormone changes?

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