Menopause FAQs: Menopause Diagnosis may explain why you have become a hot flashing, night sweating, moody version of your former self? Or Not.
Is there a test to predict or confirm menopause or perimenopause?
How is a menopause or perimenopause diagnosis made?
Some doctors may order tests to check your hormone levels. But other than checking thyroid function, which can affect hormone levels, hormone testing is rarely necessary or useful to evaluate perimenopause”.
How may periods change?
In About Menopause: The Stages of Menopause – Perimenopause: Diagnosis of Perimenopause the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health explain:
- Changes in the nature of your periods, such as:
- How frequent they are now and if that has changed?
- How long they last and if that has changed?
- How light or heavy they are and if that has changed?”
FSH Test Elephants
What can be some elephants in the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) test room?
If a woman is not sure what’s what, it may be in her best interest to choose to talk to her health care provider about this. In Menopause: Diagnosis & Treatment – Diagnosis the Mayo Clinic elaborate on:
Where may I find more menopause FAQs?
In Menopause FAQs: Expert Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Menopause you may find Menopause FAQS: Menopause Symptoms where the NAMS explain:
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