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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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Hi my wife is suffering symptoms of what we think is perimenopause

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Hi my wife is suffering symptoms of what we think is perimenopause
She is slim fit eats very very well
She is happy teaches yoga
Her periods are closer together clotting is worse heavier she now has difficulty sleeping and is prone to sudden emotional outbursts for no reason she has hot flushes and hot when asleep
Can someone who's an expert on this advise what blood counts are required to give her a diagnosis ?
Hi. It does sound like perimenopause. Here are the tests needed for diagnosis:
FSH--follicular stimulating hormone
LH--luteinizing hormone
thyroid function panel--TSH, T3, T4
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
She is suffering at the moment crying for no reason is this treatable ?? Help
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I will get these tests done may I forward you the results ? And what should we do now to treat this ?
The treatment would be hormone replacement therapy with combination hormone birth control pills or with bioidentical hormone creams but an SSRI like Zoloft may help with the mood swings Mark. You can recontact me with the result on a new page using the link above my photo
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Many thanks il post you the results
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi Dr when would I need to get these blood results done during the period ??? Or anytime. ??
Any time is fine Mark--the results will be analyzed according to where she is in her cycle
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Over here it's very different I'm guessing your in the usa?
I will go to a Harley street lad and Send the results to you. ? Can we attach them here in a few days ?
Yes I'm in the states Mark. Just post the results on a fresh page using the link above my photo
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Speak soon thank you
My pleasure