Tips to Manage your Menopausal Stage

The biological effects of the cessation of menstruation has not changed since the days of our grandmothers. But knowledge about them and new treatments are out there. For most women, lifestyle changes may be enough to prevent menopause alter their quality of life.

Symptoms

According to gynecologists, almost a quarter of women live this life stage with no symptoms, and of those that feel the effects of menopause, only a third have such marked effects that impair quality of life. Gynecologists say that among the symptoms that worry or bother women we find weight gain, hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia, and vaginal dryness.

But, they emphasize on the fact that there are other effects of estrogen loss that did not initially feel like but have serious repercussions on the body medium to long term, as the disappearance of hormonal protection against cardiovascular disease, bone loss and changes in the skin and mucous membranes, which can lead to vaginal atrophy.

Habits and lifestyle

What matters, they say, is that women know well what’s true and what is myth or taboo in many of these ills are attributed to menopause and take appropriate action because some changes enough – exercise habits, smoking not drink alcohol or coffee or adjust daily diet – to eliminate or at least minimize many of them, and others are simple, safe and effective treatments.

According to specialists, habits and lifestyle are critical because it has been found that there are cultural aspects that influence the symptoms of menopause and women different cultures have different menopause.

Many experts agree that, in most cultures, the best way to prevent and cope with the effects of menopause is getting to that time without toxic habits like smoking, drinking coffee or eating, exercising and a diet to avoid being overweight. Women should take the time to talk to their doctor and establish a health program based on their family history of cancer, osteoporosis or cardiovascular disease and its daily habits to better face the ailments that may afflict after menopause.

Plus, it is relevant to be aware of the risks that every woman faces this vital stage, and considers it important that densitometry are made to reach menopause – a year without allowing rule – check what the bone arrive, and also an analysis of their thyroid levels to see if there are changes. Yet, these are not the only tools that allow women to control the effects of menopause.