Dawn, who's Skyping in to The Oprah Show from Millbrook, Alabama, says she felt the effects of her hormone imbalance almost overnight. "It was like someone flipped a switch and I was normal one day and not normal the next," she says. "It's been a struggle."
Suzanne says this is very common among women with hormone issues. "The big unmentionable is when you don't have any sex hormones. You can't feel sex. You can do it, but you'd rather have a smoothie," she says. "I call it the Seven Dwarfs of Menopause—Itchy, Bitchy, Sleepy, Sweaty, Bloated, Forgetful and, my favorite, All Dried Up."