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#1 of 5 Old 12-01-2012, 07:29 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am 46 years old I had my period a week ago and now I am having it again.  Anyone know why this would be it has happened to me before then it went back to normal after 5 months.

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Menopause?  

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It sounds like perimenopause to me, which is the transitional time before menopause starts. Your periods don't just stop all of a sudden, the lead up can take years.  And irregular menstruation, including more frequent periods, can be a sign.

Here's a little more info: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/perimenopause/DS00554

 

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If it's not menopause, maybe a hormonal problem?  I take iodine drops, which I have reason to believe are helpful for this sort of thing, although clearly not as effective as a real thyroid medication would be.  Maybe have your levels checked.

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It sounds like perimenopause to me, which is the transitional time before menopause starts. Your periods don't just stop all of a sudden, the lead up can take years.  And irregular menstruation, including more frequent periods, can be a sign.

Here's a little more info: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/perimenopause/DS00554

 

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