Menopause is a state where menstruation cycle doesn’t function any longer, which happens mostly when you are in the age of 50’s and sometimes mid 40’s and above.
Natural Causes The prime cause for menopause is the changes in your hormonal system, ovaries get older hence leading to less eggs production. Fluctuation of hormones leads to irregular periods & eventually complete cessation drop of estrogen and progesterone.
Medical cause There are few unnatural or medical causes due to which you get your menopause like removal of ovaries, radiation, chemotherapy and auto immune disease.
- Irregular periods
- Hot flashes – sudden sensation of intense body heat, often at nights.
- Trouble sleeping
- Emotional swing like feeling grumpy and depressed.
- Lack of remembrance
- Vaginal dryness
- Generalized itching
- Skin tone changes – wrinkled skin.
Do you need tests to diagnose menopause? No need to be tested to see if you have started menopause or premenopausal. In case you have irregular periods it might also be because of infection, disease or pregnancy, then you need to go for a diagnosis. It is better you do annual health checkup to identify disorders at an early stage.
Do you need Treatment? Menopause is just a natural process of growing old, so you need no treatments unless if symptoms are bothering or affecting you..
How to make menopause less effective? Maintain healthy lifestyle
Eat well – low in saturated fats, include plenty of fish, veggies, and bean.
Add calcium in your diet.
Limit caffeine, alcohol & stern
Mental relaxation – try yoga.