Menopause Symptom Checker – Track Your Signs


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Catherine Smith

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Menopause marks a crucial phase in a woman’s life. It brings physical and mental changes that affect everyday activities. Symptoms like hot flushes, mood swings, fatigue, and weight changes differ among women. Identifying these symptoms can make for a smoother journey through menopause.

At The Coil Clinic, our quick Menopause Symptom Checker can help you identify perimenopause and menopausal symptoms. With consistent check-ups and expert advice, we make your menopause experience more manageable.

Common Menopause Symptoms

Menopause brings a range of symptoms that can impact your body and mind. Each person experiences these effects differently. Recognising these symptoms and getting the right support is vital for this life stage.

Common menopause symptoms include:

  • Hot flushes and night sweats: These are sudden heat waves that lead to sweating and discomfort.
  • Mood swings: Changes in hormones can cause your emotions to shift quickly.
  • Fatigue: It’s common to feel more tired and have less energy.
  • Weight gain: Gaining weight, especially around the midsection, is common.
  • Changes in menstrual cycles: Periods may change or stop completely.
  • Vaginal dryness: This can cause discomfort due to hormonal changes.
  • Difficulty sleeping: Sleep patterns may be disrupted, leading to poor sleep.
  • Brain Fog: It causes issues with focusing, forgetfulness, and mental fogginess

Understanding these menopause symptoms allows for better management. Talking to menopause expert at The Coil Clinic can help. We’ll guide you to suitable treatments, giving you confidence to move forward.

Exploring Other Menopause Symptoms

Menopause may also bring many lesser known symptoms that impact daily life. Understanding and recognising them helps in finding the right support and treatment. Here are some other symptoms during menopause:

Altered Skin Sensation

Changes like numbness, tingling, or itching may happen to your skin during menopause. These are due to hormonal changes and can differ from one woman to another.


Anxiety is common in menopause. Hormonal fluctuations can cause worry and restlessness. Seeking support or trying stress-reduction techniques is important.

Bladder Infections and Symptoms

Menopause raises the risk of bladder infections, leading to frequent urination or leakage. Hormonal changes weaken the urinary tract. If these symptoms appear, consult a menopause specialist .

Body Odour

Menopause can change your body odour. Your natural scent might change or become stronger due to hormonal fluctuations. This is normal during menopause.

Bowel Symptoms

Menopause may worsen bowel function. You might experience bloating, constipation, and indigestion. Dietary changes, more fiber, and staying hydrated can help. Talk to a menopause specialist for advice.

Managing and Addressing Menopause Symptoms

There are many ways to handle menopause symptoms effectively. One key option is hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It boosts the hormones lost during menopause. With your doctor’s help, you can find the perfect balance and dose for relief.

Natural remedies are also great alongside HRT. Herbal supplements can lessen hot flushes and night sweats. Regular workouts combat mood swings and weight gain. Also, techniques like meditation help balance emotions.

Positive lifestyle adjustments are crucial too. Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamins supports bone health. Being active boosts your physical and emotional well-being. It’s important to sleep well to fight fatigue and improve life quality.

Your menopause experience is personal. The right mix of treatments and lifestyle changes is key. A consultation with Dr Smith, you can navigate menopause confidently. This new chapter of life can be embraced with ease and positivity.

Dr Catherine Smith

Dr Catherine Smith is the founder of The Coil Clinic. A GP and Women's Health Expert with nearly 20 years of experience. She is a BMS Certified Menopause Specialist