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Can menopause make you feel ill?
Last Updated: 7th March, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, can menopause make you feel sick?
It is thought that reduced levels of the hormone progesterone cause gastrointestinal problems such as bloating, indigestion and heartburn, all of which may also lead to nausea. Additionally, nausea may be caused or worsened by stress or fatigue. Both of these conditions are commonly associated with the menopause.
Likewise, can menopause cause flu like symptoms? Some women suffer from incredible headaches with flu-like symptoms that make them feel like they can't get out of bed. Like many symptoms of perimenopause, women don't realise it is part of an underlying problem and simply try to work through it with painkillers.
Secondly, what are the 34 symptoms of menopause?
The 34 symptoms of menopause
- Hot flushes. One of the most common symptoms of menopause, hot flushes affect around 75% of menopausal women.
- Night sweats.
- Irregular periods.
- Mood swings.
- Vaginal dryness.
- Decreased libido.
- Breast soreness.
How Does menopause make you feel?
Dealing with the physical and emotional symptoms of menopause can make you feel less sexual desire. The symptoms can also affect your sleep and lower your energy — which might make you not so into sex. It's also normal to feel a range of emotions, including anxiety, sadness, or loss while going through menopause.