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Am I Losing Weight Because of Menopause?

By    |   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 11:20 AM

Question: I went through menopause three years ago and have no health problems. But last one year I started losing weight and having severe pains in my calf muscles. What could be causing the pain and weight loss?
Dr. Hibberd's answer:
Unexplained weight loss must always be discussed with your doctor. An evaluation is in order. Your muscle aches may be a part of a broader disorder that should be assessed without delay.
Weight loss can be tied to hormonal changes, illness, infection, an underlying immune disorder. It can also be a warning sign for cancer. It’s time for you to schedule an appointment with your doctor without delay.

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