Comprehending menopause and dealing with it

menopause Menopause is a stage causing some degree of anxiety in almost every woman’s life.

Throughout the world, most women complain of hormonal problems, mood swings, depressive attitude post a menopause.

Menopause refers to a condition among women when their menstrual cycles thwart over a time-period of 12 months.  Generally, women within the age range of 45-54 witness this phase.

However, it is an inevitable phase in a woman’s life and has to be dealt with. Hence, one should first recognize some common symptoms related to menopause.

Symptoms to note

In most cases, menopause is characterized by some wide-spread symptoms. There are some general symptoms like frequent headaches, perspiration during night and inability to have a sound sleep.

Plus, there is a general state of annoyance and irritability that one might find disturbing at times.

Other than this, there are some emotional imbalances in one’s temperament and nature that many women experience during this phase. Also, there can be infectivity in one’s vaginal tract.

General weakness, loss in sexual desire, absentmindedness, muscle and joint sprains, heart disorders and diseases like osteoporosis are other common symptoms.

However, if one’s menstrual cycle displays any type of irregularity at a certain age; it is advisable to consult a good gynecologist.

Dealing with menopause

Life changes to a certain extent after menopause. However, that does not mean that one cannot keep oneself free from the troubles that it causes.

There are certain fitness parameters that one should follow to avoid the aftereffects of a menopause.

Menopause is known to cause thinning of bones in a woman’s body. This in turn leads to general fatigue, loss of energy and also diseases like osteoporosis. Hence, it is very important to consume a calcium-rich diet during this stage.

In addition, a woman’s body also requires necessary vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Vitamin E to remain fit. Green vegetables, nutritious fruits and low fat milk should be included in one’s diet to enrich the body’s nutrition content.

Once again, advice of a good physician or a dietician is valuable in this regard.

Other than this, one should make a definite attempt to cut down the lethargy one faces during a menopause. One should try and be physically active and mobile to remain fit during this period.

A regular exercise regime is a must in order to keep oneself in good health after a menopause. If regular gym sessions are not possible; then a brisk walk or jogging session must be included in one’s daily routine.