Menopause Signs

What are the menopause signs? 

Common Signs and Symptoms

Menopause is a change that every woman has to go through when they get older. 

This is a fact of life that women everywhere need to learn to deal with. 

The best way to do that is to understand the signs of menopause

Knowing the signs will help you determine which ones are affecting you so you can find the best treatment for them. 

There are quite a few signs that you need to know about and the following are some of the most common. 

Common Signs of Menopause

  • Aching muscles and joints.

  • Experiencing dry, wrinkly, or thin skin.

  • Breast tenderness and swelling.

  • Allergy issues.

  • Feeling lightheaded or dizzy.

  • Growth of facial hair.

  • Feeling sluggish in the morning.

  • Constant morning fatigue.

  • Hot flashes.

  • Hair loss or thinning hair.

  • Cold or tingling in the hands and feet.

  • Periods are light or heavier than usual or even irregular.

  • Anxiety, depression, and mood swings.

  • Headaches or migraines.

  • Low metabolism.

  • Leg cramping.

  • Not able to deal with stress. Easily irritable.

  • Heart palpitations.

These are just a few menopause signs that you need to be aware of so you can figure out if any of them are affecting your life. 

If you notice symptoms of menopause, then you will more easily find the best treatment to improve your life. 

It's always a good idea for you to visit your doctor for help in determining if what you're dealing with actually is menopause. 

Be smart and get help from a health care provider because a professional will have the knowledge and experience to easily decide if your body is going through the change or if there are other health issues to be concerned with. 

Menopause Signs

Diet and Exercise

There are two very important things you want to do to help yourself with menopause signs. 

1) Diet 

2) Exercise 

Adjusting your Diet 

Spicy foods tend to make your hot flasheshotter. 

Watermelon, grapes, and pears can be very cooling. 

Low fat diet, eating lots of vegetables, and hardly having any red meat are good tips for a healthy diet. 

Listen to your body and try to tune into what's going on. This will give you a better idea of what foods you can tolerate and what foods will make you feel better. 

Exercising More Regularly 

Many menopausal women find that regular exercise especially helps with mood. 

Exercise is important because it's a natural way to relieve symptoms. 

A brisk walking routine can reduce various psychological symptoms associated with menopause. 

Studies have shown that walking at a moderate pace (about 4 mph), for an hour and a half, at least five times a week will help keep stress levels down, along with a decrease chance of anxiety and depression. 

The following are key points to diet and exercise... 

  • Any physical activity is likely to relieve symptoms.

  • Exercise also helps prevent osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a bone related condition. Weight bearing exercises (resistance training or weight training) are especially important for strengthening bones.

  • Exercise will also help with anxiety, depression, and mood changes.

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