Menopause Needs Extra Care

 

Menopause is one stage no woman can escape. Just as menstrual cycle is a part and parcel of a woman’s life, menopause is too. During this stage, the body undergoes a lot of changes which can affect the regular life of a person. Be it physical fatigue or hormonal changes that affect them emotionally, each person has a different symptom.

Symptoms

Some of the common symptoms of menopause are:

  • Irregular Menstrual Cycle – The menstrual cycle comes to an end and this is called menopause. Hence the very first set of symptoms will be irregular cycles. It can be light or even heavy flow for some people.
  • Body Temperature – The body undergoes a major change, hence one can experience hot flashes or get too sweaty at nights.
  • Temper – One can experience mood swings due to the raging hormones. They can be very irritable, anxious or even depressed in few cases.
  • Body Changes – One can notice visible changes in the body such as change in the breast size, thinning hair, weight gain, etc
  • Other Changes – one can even experience insomnia, changes in the cervix or uterus

Natural remedies for menopause 

Menopause is a biological process and one does not have control over it. However, one can control the effect of this stage on their lives. Here are a few natural remedies that can help–

  • Diet Change – Changing your diet can have a great impact on your menopausal symptoms. Since the body gets drained, it is important to load up on essential nutrients. However, one should take care to not consume too many calories as menopause can cause one to gain weight.
  • High Fiber Content – Go in for fruits and vegetables rich in fiber. Fiber helps in better digestion and cardiovascular functioning. High fiber also helps in reducing weight. One can even consume a handful of nuts every day. Nuts are loaded with essential nutrients.

Get A Massage And Get Rid Of The Pain

Each one of us suffers from body pain from time to time. This could be brought on by wrong postures, heavy work outs or just sitting in front of the computer for long hours, without taking a break to stretch your back and legs.

Sometimes these pains are not too bad and go away on their own. The body just takes time to adjust itself and let go of the pain. When this happens, there is no complication. One need not undergo any procedure or medication. However, when the pain refuses to subside or keeps returning, one needs to pay attention to it.

Handle The Pain

Medication is not the only solution to pain. One can undergo a massage or a variety of them to relieve themselves of the pain and relax the whole body. This will loosen up the muscles and reduce the chances of injury in the future. This will also enable your body to go that extra mile and work more and exert more without much pain.

If the initial pain is not handled or taken care of, it can result in severe damages to the muscles and even lead to chronic pains. Sometimes, back pains that are not taken care of, will affect the person’s posture and may even make them hunch permanently.

Where To Go

Wondering where to go and get these massages? There are a number of massage parlors that specialize in a variety of massages for you to choose from. one can choose based on the technique used or explain where the pain or problem is and a suitable one will be suggested.

There are doctor clinics that offer this service too. This will be more of a medical massage that targets only the problem area and focuses on the nerve endings, etc.

If you are suffering from body pain or just need to relax, a good long massage can do the trick.

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