World Menopause Day: Coping with the Symptoms
Menopause can have a negative impact on womans psychological well being. As the hormone levels change, so does the emotional levels. This is why many woman report feelings of sadness, irritability and anxiousness during his time around.
Learning ways to manage these symptoms will help you tackle them easier! Accept the journey and socialise!
This is a completely natural phase in a womans life. Billions of woman go through this every year. Go online, find blogs and support groups to keep yourself informed. You will see that you are just one of the many! Isolation and denial will only make you depressed. Accepting the situation and doing something positive about it will help you tackle the symptoms better.
Engage in calming activities and sports
Whether it is yoga, reading a book, taking a warm shower or meditating, try and make an effort into doing it! These activities will reduce your stress levels and help you sleep better. Better sleep equals to better mood!
Healthy diet and exercise
Activities such as brisk walking will help you get rid of the excess energy and fill your body with happy hormones. This will help reduce the chances of getting depressive episodes! It is also highly advised to eat healthy during this phase.
Focus on whole foods that have high nutritional value. See food as medicine. For example, fatty fish such as salmon has omega 3 acids that helps so much with regulating mood, sleep and memory. Educate yourself in nutrition and get creative in kitchen! But try to avoid big portions at night as it can lead to bloat and discomfort.
Don’t be afraid to ask for help
If you are having a really dark time during this phase, it is totally okay and acceptable to ask for a professional help! Therapy will give you the insight and support you need during this time. It will also help lessen your anxieties and more give you a more positive outlook in general!
Our tips will help you tackle psychological symptoms the right way. Even though society sees this phase as hard or negative, it doesn’t have to be that way at all. Do not let depressive moments and emotional challenges fool you into thinking this way. During menopause, there is always a solution to any kind of psychological problem you are having. So help yourself by being aware and awake of your health.
Have a Happy World Menopause Day!