Autoimmune seems to increase the earliness of menopause. For many, it is not unheard of to start the menopause process in your mid-thirties. I really don't have any answers for you. At 45, I am definitely in perimenopause. I really don't do anything for my menopause type symtpoms. I just try to live healthy. I do get some exercise (mostly aerobic) I eat pretty well, and I get at least 8 hours of sleep everynight. That seems to help me. If I burn the candle at both ends or am exceptionally stressed then I notice those symptoms being more aggravated. There are many natural remedies advertised at health food stores and etc. but I really don't know how they work. My symptoms are annoying but so far I have just ignored them. My mom was the same so I am hoping for that.
I went to a research symposium yesterday put on by the MS society. They indicated that perimenopause caused many women to have problems with MS symptoms and management. One researcher/doctor indicated that as long as there is no family history of breast/ovarian cancer or the like, that a low dose hormone helped many women. This can be done for a few years to get through that perimenopause transition.
Just a thought.
Hey "hot woman,
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