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I recently have a heightened sense of smell, I have heard menopause can increase sensitivity, is this true?

I am 51 with irregular periods (I have been irregular most of my life), however my last one lasted only 4 days.  I usually bleed for 7-10 days average, with heavy bleeding and extreme cramps the first 2 to 3 days.

 

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Hi Yes your right the sense of smell in menopausal women does get heightened, it would be best if you go for a blood test, a blood test tells all, and including if your starting the menopause.

Do hope this helps.

Good Luck

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