Menopause

Menopause is the phase of a woman's life where she ceases to menstruate and becomes infertile. It is not a disease or a condition, but a normal physiological process. Most women reach menopause around 50 to 55 years of age.

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Why is my mother having periods after menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had a fibroid in the uterus and now she had her periods after menopause.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Near or after menopause heavy bleeding needs investigations. The average age of menopause is 51 years in your country. It would be better if you send me her complete gynecological, obstetrics, medical, and drug history. It should be investigated either she had complete ...  Read Full »

I have no period since 13 months. Is it sign of early menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old girl and my symptoms are as listed: No period since 13 months. Burning sensation on my cheeks, ears, neck and upper chest area. Dry skin in/around my pubic region. Achy all over. Cramps similar to period cramps. Tingling feeling in my hands, legs, and chest....  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have described are most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. I would not term it to be a premature menopause. You are too young for menopause to occur. It seems like anemia or vitamin deficiency which is causing the problems. It could be related to thyr...  Read Full »

I am suffering from weakness six years after menopause. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been in menopause for 6 years now. Over three months I have been having bouts of weakness in shoulders, arms and sides of stomach. I feel very weak and strange. I do not feel dizzy. Sometimes it starts with a hot flash. Or else I will stay awake with this terrible feeling and will ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details provided by you. All investigations are normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity) such as hemoglobin levels, non-diabetic, with normal resting EKG. So, these are not issue in your case. However, the following are the possib...  Read Full »

I have heavy hair fall. Kindly suggest some measures to arrest the hair fall and initiate hair growth.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old woman. Around four to five months, I have been experiencing heavy hair fall in the frontal and lateral region. Since the past one year, I am also experiencing thyroid conditions (hypothyroid 6.40) along with stress and menopause (menopause onset was seven months bef...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Thyroid issues and stress causes hair to fall. Please send me images of your scalp to assess your hair loss better and help you accordingly. Meanwhile, you can start using this. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss and take the treatment w...  Read Full »

Feeling of Uneasiness and Weakness

Query: Hi doctor, A 44 year old woman, suddenly felt uneasiness and weakness. Her BP was measured and the reading was 141/96. She weighs 55 kg, non-diabetic, no previous history of dyslipidemia and she is quite active. What investigations should be done immediately? And how to proceed?  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Rathee

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, a single episode with the symptoms of uneasiness and weakness is most of the times nonspecific or due to a mild anxiety attack. If such is the case you should not be worried about it. But, if such episodes are frequent and comes repeatedly, then definitely it ...  Read Full »

Can taking hormonal pills for perimenopause symptoms cause breast cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old female who is dealing with perimenopause symptoms. My Ob-gyn has recommended taking low dose of birth control pills to relieve my symptoms. However, I am at a higher risk for breast cancer because my late mother (who died in an auto accident) was a breast cancer sur...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. That is really sad to hear about your mother but I would like to add into your information that evidence suggests that HRT does not significantly increase the risk of breast cancer. It is only contraindicated if the person taking HRT has breast cancer already. Second...  Read Full »

Will taking Ashwagandha for perimenopause symptoms cause any side-effects?

Query: Hello doctor, I am thinking of using Ashwagandha supplements (400 mg) to help with my perimenopause symptoms. I would like to have an extensive list of side effects if there are any. I have no known illnesses and take no medications apart from Omega 3 twice a day.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ashwagandha is a very potent ayurvedic medicine. It has very good effect in neurological issues. It helps to improve your immunity and metabolism. It is very helpful in perimenopause symptoms. You can take 3 gm Ashwagandha powder or 500 mg Ashwagandha tablet twice a day...  Read Full »

Can uterine fibroid be cured without surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 49 year old female, and I have a uterine fibroid. I have heavy bleeding from two or three months. What to do? What medicines can I take? Is it curable without surgery? Please advise. I am taking Kanchanar Guggulu from ten days.  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The heavy bleeding may be due to the fibroid and menopausal symptoms. Hence, we need to treat fibroid and hormonal imbalance. For your condition, I suggest you try taking the following medicines. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking ...  Read Full »

How to manage the changes that happen during menopause?

Query: Hi doctor, How can we manage the symptom changes that happen during menopause? Please say about the natural remedies used to handle them. Please explain about the lifestyle changes, foods, and exercise that needs to be changed during menopause. How does it work for menopausal women having hot flash...  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The following remedies can be tried. It has been effective in varying proportions. When having mood swings, irritability, and depression, try to do exercise daily like jogging, running or walking. It is very effective. Yoga and meditation or deep breathing exercise can ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have body pain five years after spinal cord surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister got operated in her spinal cord five years back. Now she is not able to do her routine work like a household or any type of work. Whole body pains all the time. I have tried Ayurvedic treatment too but all doctors taking their hands out. She is just 41, has two daughters, ag...  Read Full »


Dr. Sheetal R Bhanushali

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might be menopause symptoms. Calcium and vitamin D deficiency. Sometimes spinal nerve injury can also cause back pain as same as after cesarean section delivery. She can start with Hypericum 1M five pills twice in a week. Rhus Tox 200 pills morning, noon, and evening...  Read Full »

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