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Is a loss of energy a symptom of menopause or depression?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine

Loss of energy is a symptom of depression, but during menopause, your body is going through significant changes, which can lead to lower energy levels. It is important to recognize a slight occasional lack of energy as compared to a total loss of energy that lasts a longer time. Talk to your doctor about any symptoms of menopause, especially if they are significant or severe.

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