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I am 56 and had my last period Dec 2011. For the last five years I have dealt with ongoing migraines, lower pelvic discomfort, and nausea. My lower back, feet, and hands ache.

By Anonymous October 27, 2011 - 2:50pm
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Would like to get hormone levels checked, but my doctor says this can be misleading as they can change from day, to week, to week. Is there e a good time to get reliable results? Just tired of feeling depressed, old, and have a hard time facing each new day.

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I can appreciate how you are feeling and you should not have to be suffering this way.

I am not a physician, but I question why your physician does not want to do blood test to check hormone levels. Your doctor is correct, hormone levels vary from day to day.

Still, I think a complete work-up with blood tests checking complete blood cell count( red blood cell,s white blood cells, etc), checking thyroid levels and electrolytes, would give him or her a better idea of what is the cause of your symptoms.


October 28, 2011 - 6:01am
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