Oedema & night sweats ! may not be the menopause

Question-: I’m 49 and having some night sweats so I am assuming the menopause has started. I am worried by oedema particularly in my breasts (swollen & tender), abdomen and hands & feet. My hands ache in the morning particularly. Should I take diuretics?

Reply:- Night sweats can indicate  the start of the menopause, but do not take Diuretics with out medical supervision.  They are not the answer to your oedema, and may not be associated with the menopause.  Seek the medical advice of your GP- re  the cause of.

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  1. Ann anthony said:

    August 22, 2011 @ 5:50 pm

    Is clotting part of the menopause and lack of sex drive

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