Top Menopause Signs and Symptoms List

The following is a list of the top 35 signs and symptoms that women commonly experience during menopause.

  1. Hot flashes, flushes, night sweats and/or cold flashes, clammy feeling
  2. Adrenal Fatigue/Thyroid Imbalance
  3. Irregular heart beat
  4. Irritability
  5. Mood swings, sudden tears
  6. Trouble sleeping through the night (with or without night sweats)
  7. Irregular periods; shorter, lighter periods; heavier periods, flooding; phantom periods, shorter cycles, longer cycles
  8. Loss of libido
  9. Dry vagina
  10. Crashing fatigue
  11. Anxiety, feeling ill at ease
  12. Feelings of dread, apprehension, doom
  13. Difficulty concentrating, disorientation, mental confusion
  14. Disturbing memory lapses
  15. Incontinence, especially upon sneezing, laughing; urge incontinence
  16. Itchy, crawly skin
  17. Aching, sore joints, muscles and tendons
  18. Increased tension in muscles
  19. Breast tenderness
  20. Headache change: increase or decrease
  21. Gastrointestinal distress, indigestion, flatulence, gas pain, nausea
  22. Sudden bouts of bloat
  23. Depression
  24. Exacerbation of existing conditions
  25. Increase in allergies
  26. Weight gain
  27. Hair loss or thinning, head, pubic, or whole body; increase in facial hair
  28. Dizziness, light-headedness, episodes of loss of balance
  29. Changes in body odor
  30. Electric shock sensation under the skin and in the head
  31. Tingling in the extremities
  32. Gum problems, increased bleeding
  33. Burning tongue, burning roof of mouth, bad taste in mouth, change in breath odor
  34. Osteoporosis
  35. Changes in fingernails: softer, crack or break easier
  36. Tinnitus: ringing in ears, bells, 'whooshing,' buzzing etc.