Friday, May 27, 2016

MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS: MOOD SWINGS

MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS: MOOD SWINGS

Impatience. Irritability. Anger. Confusion. These are just some of the menopausal woman emotions can swing between the day. Oh, and let's not forget the memory lapses. Thus, the disorder to be added to the list as well.



Many doctors say that these mood swings are the result of not getting enough sleep because of night sweats. However, not all women experience hot flashes at night, to the extent that they are awake and awake. Then there are those medical professionals who say the reduction of estrogen in the body, which causes fluctuations in emotions. As women, most of us are accustomed to feeling a little bit like this on a monthly basis with PMS. Menopausal mood swings, however, a little thinner and a lot more confusing.

Sometimes mood swings come on so gradually, and start gently so that we do not recognize them for what they are. Everyone has a short-term gap in memory once in awhile, right? If you suddenly feel impatient or particularly severe or irritable for no apparent reason, you may experience mood swings. If you're wondering why you're overreacting to situations, soft, again, this may be mood swings. Naturally, the first thing you want to do when you feel like going for a postal combustion morning toast, it is to talk to your doctor. It's time to treat yourself to a complete physical, if it's been awhile since you have one. It's a good idea to find out if something else is going on. If the mood swings related to menopause, at least you know what you are dealing with and can go about trying to deal with them.


Your doctor is likely to raise hormone replacement therapy (HRT), sometimes referred to as estrogen therapy. It only makes sense. While HRT has been disputed over the past several decades, and it has been proven dangerous, it has its advantages. We will take a deeper look deep into the HRT in the next article. If you select an option for the pharmaceutical, experts recommend that you take the lowest possible dose for the shortest time.

Some women turn to sedatives in one form or another, to deal with mood swings. Drugs such as Prozac and Paxil, in small doses, can help with depression and anxiety. They have also been proven to reduce the flushing.

Natural ways to combat the symptoms of menopause include bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Bio-identical hormones are derived from plants and proponents claim that this form of estrogen is much more like our own than the urine of pregnant mares, which is the active ingredient in pharmaceutical treatments, such as estrogen Premarin.

For bio-identical hormones, you will need to find a doctor to prescribe them, and then the pharmacy to create a formula. Women in the major metropolitan areas will not have any trouble finding these professionals while in smaller cities may find it to be difficult. In addition, there are recipes for the price: insurance does not cover bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. There are some things women can do on your own to deal with mood swings.


Exercise Exercise increases oxygen to the brain, and if you have experienced sluggish brains lately, this may be just what you need. Whether it's a brisk walk every day, or work out in the gym, including some exercises in your daily routine can do nothing but help.


DIET How much sugar do you consume per day? Refined sugar has been linked to hyperactivity, both physical and mental. Without going into a bunch of gobbledegook chemicals, refined sugar causes a surge of energy, and then, when the body produces hormones to cope with the wave of the accident. Menopausal women can afford no splash or crash. So, consider reducing the amount of sugar you consume and see if it helps with some of the most annoying emotional symptoms. Limit some of the other foods and beverages that manipulate your mood, such as coffee and alcohol.


Supplements French study conducted a few years ago found that omega-3 supplements are effective against menopausal emotional roller coaster. The subjects were given EPA, which is available commercially, and found that it significantly improved the emotional outlook of women.


Some of the other natural supplements you may wish to consider include black cohosh, especially when mixed with St. John's Wort and ginseng.

Menopause brings a radical change in the way a woman's body works.
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