Well that's a loaded question for me...prob one i should consider more for myself. Yes, my gyn feels i'm in early menopause, but no i'm not on any meds. In past times, my only doc i went to was my gyn, so when all this began (general not feling good...fatigued all the time) i went to him. That's when he told me that. All was fine, i left expecting to go thru the normal 'hot flashes' and such. I can't say for sure that i have had any hot flashes, but certainly i'm much warmer than i've been all my life. In short i get hot much easier and at times i shouldn't be now when in the past i was a very cold person all the time. (my family always said i just didn't have any blood in me...that kind of cold all the time) My doc didnt give me any meds and i didn't ask for any. Shortly after that is when i began seeing the internal med doc for the blood probs i had and then on to the neuro for these funky ms type things. I never revisited the menopause thing until recently when someone posted to me that these symptoms could be related. As i told someone else, i see where some can be, but so far i've been unable to say all my symptoms are wholly contributable to menopause. In short, i should prob see my gyn as well and see if he can settle any of this for me. I'm not a med taker either. I DO believe if there's an ill there's a pill, but not that one should just take something without being fully aware of what it is and why they're taking it...and stop taking it as soon as they're able. I too have heard bad things about hormone pills/shots and have no desire to take them. Of course with my levels being normal i'm not supposed to need them. ;) Another thought...maybe at the time i saw my gyn he could provide no other reason for my complaints...maybe that's why my levels are fine yet he feels it's menopause. I guess it's a guessing game for the most part. Geez!!
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