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Diabetes, headaches and peri menopausal hormones

Discussion in 'Health and wellbeing' started by Flowersinspring, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. Flowersinspring

    Flowersinspring Lead commenter

    My doctor wants me to have a blood test for diabetes and other bits and bobs due to the excrutiating headaches I get every month before or after my period. Anyone else discovered diabetes in this way?

    I'm not overweight as such ( a couple of pounds or 10 to be my ideal weight), eat reasonably healthily, fairly active but my dad has it so..
  2. JosieWhitehead

    JosieWhitehead Star commenter

    I didn't know that headaches go with diabetes. I have type 2 diabetes and so did my father and hardly ever had a headache in my life. You're doing well to keep your weight right down.
  3. mandala1

    mandala1 Occasional commenter

    No, headaches aren't a typical presenting symptom for type one or type two diabetes, but it's a simple test so easily done.
  4. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    HRT was a godsend for me for 11 years.

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