The menopausal process is unbelievably hectic and one just needs to experience it to believe. This phase makes you go through an emotional roller coaster that leaves you drained of all your energy. Negativity takes center stage and you become oblivious to things you once enjoyed. Nevertheless one cannot shoo away the fact that menopause is an important and an unavoidable aspect of a woman’s life and therefore deserves due respect. However, one thing is for sure; whole hearted acceptance of this change makes it easier to deal with the difficult symptoms of menopause.
This Article Mentions A Few Tips That Allows You To Stay Happy And Healthy During Menopausal Mood Swings:
1. Have Enough Sleep
Sleep rejuvenates the mind and body that leaves you feeling energetic throughout the day. An adult who sleeps 7 to 8 hours every night is bound to solve complex problems better than those with less than six hours of sleep. In fact the testosterone levels in the human body lowers by at least ten to fifteen percent if one remains sleep deprived for a week or so. Less sleep also means increased cortisol levels that invites issues like inflammation, dementia, and increased belly fat, cravings, memory fog etc. Therefore, the goal should be get seven to nine hours of sleep every day to stay healthy and upbeat while going through menopausal mood swings.
2. Remain Stress Free
Identify the stress causing issues in your life. After a thorough analysis decide upon the existential importance of these issues. If you don’t find any they must be omitted or at least avoided to minimize stress. Stress during menopause is bound to increase manifold due to fluctuating hormones and that is why prioritizing of activities (both physical and mental) is the need of the hour. Learn to do away with situations that aggravates stress in your life. To stabilize the disquiet mind adopt certain relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercises and meditation. You will get the desired results once you practice them religiously.
Regular exercise ensures basic physical fitness which is important to tackle challenges of menopausal transition. The menopausal process slows down important functions of the body. In this scenario exercise acts as a great level player as it helps to optimize hormonal levels, increase the metabolism of the body, maintains muscle strength and reduce fat accumulation. A healthy mind body connect uplifts mood that works negatively against anxiety and depression which is a common phenomenon of menopause. It is not always necessary to do rigorous exercise. However, a thirty minute session of walking, jogging, biking or swimming three times a week is needed to sustain the natural strength of the body.
4. Diet Control
Hormonal fluctuation during menopause triggers low metabolism. In fact there occurs a paradigm shift with the metabolic rate of the body as it continues dropping by at least 12 percent every decade after the age of twenty five. Therefore managing food consumption becomes all the more important during menopause. Hormonal imbalance being one of the consequences of the menopausal process displays drastic falls in estrogen levels. This significantly reduces the fat burning capacity of the body that subsequently leads to weight gain and obesity. The only answer to this problem is definitely diet and alcohol control.
5. Detoxify The Body
Heightened toxin levels in the body is bound to cause digestive malfunction that increases the likelihood of extreme hormonal problems during menopause. In fact according to research menopause is likely to strike early in a highly toxic body. Therefore, detoxification of the body before and after menopause is very important. However, beware of the presence of several unhealthy methods of detoxification that could prove hazardous to your health. A healthy detox process that uses real food will be anti-inflammatory and help in weight management.