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Diagnosed with bipolar disorder. On medication. Struggling with weight gain. Menopausal symptom or due to medication?

hi i was dignosed with bipolar two years ago, have been on te right medication since. But my waight has been a struggle. I also think i maybe premenapaousel to, which i feel is part of myproblem to. the only thing is theworse i feel the more i eat. my matttttabilism has totoally slowed down. is it possible for menapaouse to start at this age 38. thank you
Asked On : Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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You did not mention the details of the medications.menopause at 38 is not very common,usually happens after 45 yrs.There are medications which cause hormonal imbalance that may cause menstrual problems and weight gain.
Answered: Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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