What is Menopause and how we can ease this journey


Menopause is a natural process that happens as the ovaries age and start to produce less reproductive hormones.

This usually occurs at some point in the mid-to-late 40s and by the age of 52, most women have undergone menopause.

There are some cases when menopause is induced or caused by injury or surgical removal of the ovaries and related pelvic structures.

Menopause starts when a woman hasn’t menstruated for 12 consecutive months and can no longer become pregnant naturally. This stage can cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as hot flashes and weight gain.

For most of the women the beginning of menopause symptoms starts to show in about four years before their last period. Research has shown that 1 in 10 women experience menopausal symptoms for 12 years after their last period.

What are the symptoms you experience when you start menopause?

- Vasomotor symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats, and flushing

- Insomnia, vaginal dryness, weight gain, depression, reduced libido, sore or tender breasts, racing heart, headaches, hair thinning or loss, painful or stiff joints, etc.

How can we make Menopause more comfortable?

There are many ways to reduce menopause symptoms naturally, using home remedies, lifestyle changes, and some alternative treatments.

Try to dress in loose, layered clothing, especially in the nighttime and during warm or unpredictable weather. This can help you manage hot flashes.

Keeping the room cool night can also help reduce your chances of night sweats.

Try to exercise moderately for 20 to 30 minutes a day, this can help you increase energy, sleep better at night, improve mood.

Eat healthier by adding more vegetable, omega 3 foods in your diet, more whole foods and less to 0 processed foods.

Supplement your diet by taking Menopause Vitamin Complexes, Calcium, Vitamin D and Magnesium supplements that helps reducing the risk of osteoporosis and helps your energy and sleep levels to be in normal range.

Try to meditate by joining a class of yoga or learning breading technique.

Take more care of your skin by moisturizing daily.

Get more night sleep.

Try to reduce smoking and alcohol use.




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 The myMAIZbody Nutrition team!

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