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This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Menopause

The menopause is when a woman stops having [periods](yourmd:/condition/periods/introduction) and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Flushing
  • Mood swings
  • Lower sex drive
  • Unusually tired
  • Excessive sweating at night

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Menopause.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Overactive Thyroid

An overactive thyroid, also known as hyperthyroidism, is where the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormones.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Diarrhoea
  • Feeling irritable
  • Sweating
  • Hyperactive behaviour

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Overactive Thyroid.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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