Community Posts, Tips & Support on Menopause

Honest, unfiltered, and in real-time: what women like you are talking about. Peanut group chats, support, and posts on Menopause.

Period pp

I got my period today at about 5 months pp. Is this normal?

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New here

Hello, New here 40 nearly 41 mum of 6 kids aged between 22 -13yrs. Cycles have been short often 24 days, last month I was late had convinced myself I was wither pregnant or perimenopausal so got both tests (husband had vasectomy 13 yrs ago so knew in my heart that pregnancy was impossible) anyway got to cd33 clear...

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Night sweats?

Hey everyone, I’ve been suffering from significant night sweats for the past almost 9 months(since my daughter was born.) I did talk to my doctor about it they did a full blood work panel which was normal and she said it was likely still my hormones going back to normal post partum .. just wondering if anyone else h...

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Do You Have Restless Legs? 🩷

Information from Newson Health on Restless Legs Syndrome - a surprisingly regularly reported symptom of peri/menopause that you might not know about... "Restless legs can be a common symptom of perimenopause and menopause. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), is usually characterised by an irresistible urge to move the le...

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When to call GP

Hi all, I am in CD39 and took a test an hour ago it was bfn. My cycle normally is 34 days. I know I am out this month, but when to call gp about and what the gp can do to help my period come back.

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Results are in!

My husband thinks they're too low. He's so negative with this.. I get he's scared with all the losses but I'm hormonal

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No period no pregnancy?

Hey, I’m 7 months PP & this month I’ve had no period. I’m also not pregnant. My periods are usually irregular but not by this much. Just wandering if anyone else has experienced period issues since giving birth! Just for context I gave birth naturally, no intervention & have had periods since! Not been BF for ...

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Live Podcast…

Are you able to join? 1700 EST this Wednesday 15 May 23 Jessica 🍎

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Am I crazy

My period isn’t due til this weekend but…. Am I crazy or there’s a faint line?!

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Perimenopause

Burning mouth or reflux in perimenopause?? Any suggestions for relief? I am on Bhrt with not much relief for any of my symptoms which let me tell you is a laundry list! I am over this already and it’s just the beginning 😩😩

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BBQ Emergency!!

I'm trying to make a fantastic playlist for this year's famiy bbq, only issue is I don't really connect to the younger children's music taste can people suggest song titles in the comments xx

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Peri menopause bleeding

Help... I have been perimenopausal for about 2yrs roughly. My periods are very hit and miss, 2 month, 4 monthly whatever it feels like. I have a period now and haven't had one since beginning march, the problem is this time I have been bleeding so heavy since Saturday that I am changing every 1/2 hours including thr...

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Men🤫

Do you have sex during your menstrual cycle? If so, how does your man feel about it?

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HOT FLUSHES

I have just hit 28 weeks and I am experiencing the worst hot flushes I’ve ever experienced, to the point where I feel faint and nearly throwing up. I have a fan on me throughout the day at my desk in work which is helping massively. Just need reassurance that this is normal and I’m not the only one 😩

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Afternoon to all the mother's

Happy mother's day

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Little or no reaction to hormones

I had my second transfer the other day and I feel absolutely nothing. My first fresh cycle I had all the symptoms but it failed and I imagine my symptoms were from the progesterone. This time around I’m on way more taking 3 oral estrogen, 2 vaginal estrogen and 3 progesterone pessaries a day and I literally have no ...

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Feel old at 23

I feel soo old I remember just turning 22 and finding out I was pregnant and now all of the sudden I’m turning 24 at the end of the year. I feel like I missed my early 20s and because of pregnancy and then having a newborn baby. I feel soo old and I don’t know why.

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Cruise

Anyone taking a cruise soon? I’m planning one in January 2025.

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Grammy to 4

Hello! New here to the platform. I have 4 grandchildren, 3 are girls and 1 boy! ❤️ They live in Virginia while I am in Florida. I sure do miss them.

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Study from The Menopause Society 🇺🇸

The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation spotlighted a number of symptoms that are common during the menopause transition. Among other findings, it confirmed that muscle stiffness complaints were most prevalent during menopause, affecting 54% of US women aged 40 to 55. This is also the time when ovarian hormone...

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