A Closer Look at the Common Signs of Perimenopause

A Closer Look at the Common Signs of Perimenopause

Perimenopause is the stage at which your body begins to reduce the production of hormones in the body, it’s therefore the transitional phase between menopause.

You are considered to be ‘perimenopausal’ until your ovaries stop releasing eggs. It can occur much earlier than most women think. The early to mid 40’s is the most common time for perimenopause to occur, but in some cases it can even be as early as the mid to late 30’s.

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Reducing Menopausal Anxiety and Stress

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For many women, menopause can be an extremely stressful time. Coping with the effects of hormonal changes as well as other menopausal symptoms such as lack of sleep, can result in anxiety and depression.

Add to this the fact that menopause is often accompanied by other lifestyle changes, such as empty nest syndrome or caring for elderly parents, and it’s not surprising many women find their symptoms worsened by additional external stress.

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The Link Between Stress and Menopause

Stress is the evil demon that robs us of our sleep and keeps us hanging on the edge of insanity. Stress is sadly often dismissed and ignored, or even just accepted as a normal part of life. However stress becomes dangerous to our health when it becomes constant.

A lot of women do not realise the role of stress in menopause; that relentless stress can actually make your menopausal symptoms even more intense.

Foods that Can Help With Menopause Symptoms…

Foods that Can Help With Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a time of transition marked by reduced levels of the hormone oestrogen, which can not only affect the body’s energy levels, but also bone and heart health. This phase of a woman’s life also brings with it some not pleasant symptoms like hot flushes, fatigue, weight gain, mood swings and dryness. However, adopting a healthy diet during this time can help reduce the effects of menopause.

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Why Do Some Women Suffer More Than Others During Menopause?

Why Do Some Women Suffer More Than Others During Menopause?

Every woman will go through menopause at some point, but not everyone will have the same experience. Some women will suffer more than others and sometimes that can be at the extreme end of the spectrum. The question is, why does this happen? If you seem to be suffering more than your friends, you probably want to know if there is a reason, and if there is anything you can do to prevent it.

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