Some may argue that a woman’s health is the most important in today’s society.
As we know, the health of families and communities is tied to the health of women. The illness or death of a woman has serious and far-reaching consequences for the health of her children, family, and even community. Today, women’s health is taking on a higher position in society and people are realizing that while women have many of the same diseases as men, their symptoms and treatments may not always be identical.
Therefore, it is imperative that women take the time to maintain good health for themselves as well. In fact, a number of illnesses that affect women can actually be prevented with proper woman’s care as a priority. Healthy habits are the best way to avoid disease, prolong your life, and live more happily.
How do I know I'm on menopause?
Every woman’s menopause experience is unique. Symptoms are usually more severe when menopause occurs suddenly or over a shorter period of time. Aside from menstruation changes, the symptoms of perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause are generally the same.
The most common early signs of perimenopause are:
- less frequent menstruation
- heavier or lighter periods than you normally experience
- vasomotor symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats, and flushing
Other symptoms might include these:
- vaginal dryness
- weight gain
How long does menopause last?
Once in menopause (you haven't had a period for 12 months) and on into post-menopause, the symptoms may continue for an average of four to five years, but they decrease in frequency and intensity.
How do we control menopause symptoms?
Here are some at-home tips for managing menopause symptoms:
- Keeping cool and staying comfortable such wearing a loose dress
- Exercising and managing your weight
- Communicating your needs
- Supplementing your diet
- Practicing relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation
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