How to Take Care of Your Health During Menopause

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Menopause is a stage in a woman's life that comes naturally with the advent of age. It is the time when her monthly period stops and is also known as the change of life. A woman over 45 who has no periods for an entire year is considered to be in menopause. A woman in menopause can no longer give birth and therefore is a very dramatic time in the life of a woman. It generally takes about one to two years to go through menopause.

A woman going through menopause will experience various changes in her body both physiological and psychological. She may experience hot flashes which are brief periods of warm, flushed and sweaty sensations. During menopause, a woman will notice the thinning of the vaginal walls and the decrease in elasticity and lubrication. Mood changes are also common during menopause and a woman in menopause may feel irritable nervous and depressed. You may also see changes in your breast, bones, hair and urinary habits.

So for the physical and emotional well being during these tumultuous times, follow the instructions given below.

Tips on how to take care of your body during Menopause

Love yourself: Pamper and indulge yourself by getting a new hairedo, a manicure or a shopping spree. These things will keep the stress out of your mind.

Eat the right foods: Fruits, vegetables and complex carbohydrates are a must as besides other things will also make sure of your daily bowel movement. You should also consult a doctor and take multivitamin, iron and calcium supplements.

Exercise: You should go for some sort of aerobic exercise for at least three times a week for your overall health.

It is also known that herbal supplements are very effective in dealing with menopause and its symptoms like mood swings, hot flashes, sleep disorders, dry vagina etc.

Source by Nindu Jose