I'm 44yo, with unexplained infertility. All my life I had a 28-day cycle, with very light 2 days menstruating. After years of trying to conceive, I found out that I do not ovulate. Many years ago I tried Clomid but still didn't ovulate and due to me getting older, they said there was nothing else they could do and advised me to take contraception and anti-depressants to sort it out. Which I didn't do.
Last year I started having heavy periods, period pains for the first time and quite bad mood swings, then my cycle has slowly changed to 36 day cycle with 5-6 very heavy menstruating days. Last cycle I started menstruating on day 24 but it was very light and lasted 2 days. I have been very emotional since. I'm now currently on day 8 of my cycle and for the last few days, I've had mild period pains, then last night very light bleeding. Today the pains are worse and I'm feeling terrible.
So my question is, is this the start of the menopause? I can't go to my GP as her answer to everything is anti-depressants.
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