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Symptoms of Menopause (cont.)

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Updated May 16, 2014

Other Symptoms of Menopause

Since menopause will have its own affect on your body and system, there are many symptoms that you may notice during this time. Women have reported many unusual ways that their body responds to the change in hormones, including:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)
  • Asthma
  • Aching joints and muscles
  • Bizarre dreams
  • Indigestion
  • Hair loss
  • Burning sensation in mouth
  • Change in breath odor or “bad taste” in the mouth
  • Change in body odor
  • Unusual neurological experiences like “creepy crawly” feelings in the skin, tingling, numbness, itching, “electric shocks”

If you experience any of these, check with your health care provider to see whether it's a side effect of menopause, or something more serious.

Sources:

National Institute on Aging, Menopause: One Woman's Story, Every Woman's Story, National Institutes of Health,NIH Publication No. 01-3886 Feb. 2001. 10 Oct. 2007.

North American Menopause Society, (NAMS), Menopause Guidebook: Helping Women Make Informed Healthcare Decisions Around Menopause and Beyond, 6th Edition , North American Menopause Society, 2006. 10 Oct. 2007.

_____________ (Uncredited author) "What’s New in Endocrinology, Managing Menopause: New Practice Guidelines" Women’s Health in Primary Care, Vol.3, No.8, Aug. 2000. 10 Oct. 2007.

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