Menopause is the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and fertility and the different types of changes a woman experiences. During the menopause, the menstrual cycle, fertility and the production of estrogen and progesterone hormones are completely stopped. Menopause happens in all elder women’s, between the age of 40s to 50s and may also vary
The main cause for the Menopause is the female sex hormone levels, which naturally reduces along with the age and eventually ovaries stop releasing the eggs. Women’s in this phase are no longer have periods or be able to get pregnant. While menopause is not a disease or disorder, it does trigger some profound changes in a woman’s body.
Symptoms of Menopause
A reduction in estrogen levels can lead to the symptoms of menopause. Changes to the menstrual pattern are the first noticeable symptoms of menopause
- Rapid heartbeat.
- sleep disturbances
- Mood swings
- Lower rate fertility
- increased anxiety or irritability
- Urinary tract infection
- Pain during intercourse
- Hair loss or thinning of hairs
- Depression and mood swings
- Need to urinate more often
- The buildup of fat in the abdomen
- Dryness, itching, and discomfort of the vagina
- Irregular periods or changes in the menstrual cycle
- Hot flashes
- Night Sweats
- Overweight and obesity
- Low or poor concentration
Causes of Menopause
- A reduction in levels of the hormones estrogen and progesterone triggers the effects of menopause. Pre menopause begins when the ovaries start producing less of these two hormones.
- The ovaries produce less estrogen and progesterone over time until they shut down completely.
- Menstruation will then stop completely.
- Enzyme deficiencies
- Down’s syndrome
- Hormone replacement therapy can be received through a simple patch on the skin.
- Medicines available to help reduce the effects of menopause.
- Treatments for Osteoporosis include dietary supplements and drug therapy.
Home remedies or Self Management
- Exercise during menopause can have a range of benefits, including preventing weight gain, reducing cancer risk, protecting the bones, and boosting general mood.
- Take Nutrition food. Omega-3 is available in foods such as oily fish. Supplements are also available.
- Limit the consumption of spicy food, caffeine, and alcohol.
- Stay sexually active to reduce vaginal dryness.
- Wake up and go to sleep at the same times every day to regulate the sleep cycle.