According to the medical definition, menopause is a period beginning 12 months after the last menstrual period. Most women enter into a menopausal period between the ages of 40 and 50, but this also occurs in women who are thirty or sixty years old. Using a few easy ways you can ease the symptoms of menopause and improve well-being and quality of life.
The severity of menopausal symptoms may be lighter or stronger due to overall health. Cancer diseases, surgical gynecological operations and eating disorders are of great importance.
Most of the symptoms of menopause result from temporary hormonal imbalance and gradually decrease over time until complete resolution without the need for any treatment, including hormone replacement therapy. According to the medical opinion, menopause is not a disease, but only a transitional period, which is associated with changes in hormone levels. After some time, the body adapts to the current situation and any symptoms should disappear.
Natural agents that alleviate the symptoms of menopause are those that do not require hormone replacement therapy. Natural remedies are safe and can be helpful in the intermediate phase to reduce the severity of symptoms and shorten the duration. These include: healthy eating, regular physical activity, taking certain herbs and dietary supplements to alleviate hormonal levels fluctuations.
Regular physical activity.
Regular physical activity helps to maintain overall good health and also reduces the risk of complications associated with menopause (obesity, sleep problems, osteoporosis, muscular dystrophy, stress). Regular moderate exercise improves the quality of sleep and helps to get out of depression. It is believed that 10-30 minutes of aerobic exercise every other day affects the strengthening of bones, helps prevent weight gain and reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
A peaceful night’s sleep.
Too little sleep is correlated with a higher level of cortisol, which causes a worsening of the immune system, lack of vital energy, increased susceptibility to anxiety and depression. The optimal amount of sleep during the night is 7-9 hours. It takes so much time to regain strength and get a dose of energy for the next day of active life.
Many women during menopause experience mood disorders (anxiety, depression, anxiety, emotional hypersensitivity). The ability to cope with stress can prevent emotional problems and ailments resulting from them: uncontrollable weight gain, fatigue, lack of sleep, low libido. Effective and proven ways to relieve stress are: physical activity and spending time in the bosom of nature, meditation, aromatherapy, acupuncture, developing interpersonal contacts, volunteering, spiritual practices.
Clinical trials confirm that lifestyle habits (regular exercise, sleep quality, diet, inter-personal relationships) are the most effective way to treat the symptoms of menopause and other effects of aging. They are not temporary measures that bring temporary relief, but introduced to the daily routine – they give excellent long-term effects.