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SYMPTOMS OF MENOPAUSE.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 21, 2019
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Menopause is the end of menstruation. In clinical terms, you reach menopause when you haven’t had a period for 12 months. Vaginal bleeding after menopause isn’t normal and should be evaluated by your doctor.
The age at which a woman starts having menstrual periods is also not related to the age of menopause onset. Most women reach menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, but menopause may occur as earlier as ages 30s or 40s, or may not occur until a woman reaches her 60s.

For testing,your doctor may order a blood test to check your levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and estrogen. During menopause, your FSH levels increase and your estrogen levels decrease.

Menopause can cause many changes in your body. The symptoms are the result of a decreased production of estrogen and progesterone in your ovaries.
Common symptoms around the time of menopause include:
  • Irregular or skipped periods.During a normal menstrual cycle, the levels of the hormones estrogen and progesterone increase and decrease in a regular pattern. … During perimenopause, hormone levels may not follow this regular pattern. As a result, you may have irregular bleeding or spotting. Some months, your period may be longer and heavier.

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  • Insomnia.During.The course of perimenopause through menopause, a woman’s ovaries gradually decrease production of estrogen and progesterone, a sleep-promoting hormone. The shifting of ratios of hormones can be an unsettling process, sometimes contributing to the inability to fall asleep.

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  • Mood swings.During the transition to menopause, levels of the hormone estrogen drop, causing wide-ranging changes throughout the body. … Lower levels of estrogen have been linked to irritability, fatigue, stress, forgetfulness, anxiety, and difficulty concentrating.

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  • Fatigue.The same hormonal changes that cause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats can also affect your mood and energy levels, leading to fatigue

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  • Depression.The rapid hormone fluctuations and the physical changes that are associated with menopause can lead to mood swings, anxiety, irritability, feelings of sadness, difficulties with memory and concentration, and even depression.

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  • Irritability.Sometimes these mood changes take the form of extreme and sudden feelings of panic, anxiety, or anger.
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  • Racing heart.A woman who sometimes feels her heart racing or missing a beat could have menopause heart palpitations.Heart palpitations are a direct result of lower levels of the female hormone estrogen, which leads to an overstimulation of the heart.

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  • Headaches.The same hormone — or lack thereof — that gives some women relief from migraines after menopause can cause more headaches in the months leading up to it. That’s because hormone levels such as estrogen and progesterone decline during perimenopause.

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 Natural Remedies for menopause Headaches.
  • Hormones.Taking an estrogen daily through a pill or a pitch may help.
  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin). At a dose of 400 mg of Riboflavin a day many people see a reduction in the number of migraines they have.
  • Feverfew. Taking 100–300 mg of a feverfew supplement containing 0.2–0.4% parthenolide between 1–4 times daily may treat migraine headaches .
  • Essential Oils.e.g Pepermint oil,rosemary oil,lavender oil and frankincense oil.
  • Bromelain.The natural enzyme bromelain has been linked for centuries as a form of natural pain relief. It also boasts anti-inflammatory properties that can help get your head right as well.
  • Hydration. Constant night sweats and hot flushes during menopause can one to lose even more water and wake up with headaches and so one have to drink much more to replenish what she has lost.
  • Stress.Avoid being stressed.
  • Turmeric.Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, can boost heart health and may even reduce depression, both of which are great benefits for women in menopause.

 

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