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I'm presently experiencing pre menopause. I am having

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Hi I'm presently experiencing pre menopause. I am having excessive sweating during the day where I also have anxiety attack and stress sweat which is extremely bad. I feel so depressed and at times am afraid to leave my home
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?
Customer: I be been dealing with this since 2016 and have seen my doctor with no relief or answers as what to do I do know that being around other outside of family causes me to stress so bad that it makes it worse I don't know if the foods I eat contribute I don't eat anything sugary nor oily
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not that I know of pertaining to this
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

what meds have you tried?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I was never put on medications I am 48 yrs old
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

There are many meds that can help

why hasn't your doctor suggested any?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
He says I'm borderline and does not want to give me anything that will push my body into full blown menopause
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

I usually use effexor

low dose antidepressant

helps a lot with hot flashes and depression/mood swings

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