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    Worse or better after menopause?

    I hope this is in the right forum category, apologies if isn't. I have had CFS/ME for 27 years this year. My ME/CFS symptoms always followed a pattern of being dramatically worse 5-6 days before ovulation (in addition to getting worse with high emotional/physical stress). I noticed this...