World Menopause Month on October, 2017: Brain Atrophy? what in the World would you do? Anyone else have this?
October, 2017 is World Menopause Month 2017.
It sounds like the 3-5 years of migraines were your brain getting insufficient blood flow, which might result in some atrophy. "
How is your nutrition? 41 is early for menopause, unless you mean pre-menopause was just starting. about magnesium deficiency, chronic sinus conditions, etc. "Poor nutrition and exceptional stress can bring on an earlier menopause."
Here's a site on brain atrophy: . It's the "official" government National Institutes of Health. Notice that they don't say anything about brain atrophy being due to a psychiatric condition...
That being said, prolonged stress elevates your cortisol which affects brain cells negatively. And it sounds like you've had your share.
Please take care of yourself and find ways to reduce your stress: gather power from information, get gentle treatments without side effects (you might try osteopathy), and enjoy your animals. Perhaps when you're ready there are injured youngsters without families nearby who would welcome a visit.
Take heart: even we "Bear(s) of Very Little Brain" can, like Pooh, work with whatever happens in everyday life and make smiles.
how do I know I am in menopause?
Q. What is menopause?
A. Menopause is the end of menstruation and the end of childbearing years. You are not considered to have reached menopause until you have gone one full year without any bleeding or spotting.
Q. What is the average age of menopause?
A. In the western world the average age is 51.4 years. Early menopause is defined as any woman who has completely stopped menstruating by the age of 40. Late menopause would be after the age of 55.
Q. What are the symptoms of menopause?
A. The most common symptoms are: absence of menstrual periods, hot flashes, night sweats, difficulty staying asleep, depression, memory changes, decrease libido and vaginal dryness.
Q. How long do menopausal symptoms last?
A. It varies from woman to woman. The majority of symptoms can last anywhere from six months to two years. Some women have complained of experiencing hot flashes occasionally for the rest of their life. This is the minority.
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