Get To Know Early Symptoms Of Menopause

by Linda Hallman


Scientists from the University of Queensland found that 48 years old is the average age of women starting to experience menopausal symptoms, although it doesn't mean it couldn't begin earlier than that. Menopause starts when a woman doesn’t experience menstruation for a year.

During this time, women may have unpleasant symptoms that are linked to hormonal changes in the body. Here are 8 symptoms experienced by a woman during menopause and how to make this period easier!

1. Mood Swing

mood swing

During menopause women can experience sudden mood swings, even without reason. Over time, mood swings become less frequent along with physiological changes.

So, don't confuse yes if one time your mother suddenly often upset herself. Wait a try to deal with it.

2. Hot Flashes

hot flashes

Hot Flashes are a natural symptom of menopause or peri-menopause women. At first, women feel fever and sweating, they blush on the face and neck and have a rapid heartbeat.

Hot Flashes can last for 2-30 minutes each time it happens and then they feel cold. To reduce the occurrence of these symptoms, you should reduce spices, herbs, and alcohol from your food. And if you're a smoker, you need to quit smoking.

3. Sleep Difficulties

sleep difficulties

Sleep problems are one of the most popular complaints of women experiencing menopause. In a new research study conducted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign against women aged 45 to 55 years, scientists found that sleep problems occurred at various stages of menopause, but this sleep problem correlates with depression and hot flashes. If the problem of depression and hot flashes can be overcome, then the sleep cycle will return to normal.

4. Depression


Scientists from the University of Virginia, predicted that there was a link between menopause and the risk of experiencing depression. Menopause is a normal part of life and most women experience it the same way.

However, some women become more vulnerable in terms of physical and psychological health. To reduce these symptoms, its worth trying to consult a doctor.

5. Memory Problems

memory problems

All the symptoms of menopause are actually correlated. The more the symptoms are, the more symptoms will be reduced. This includes memory problems. If symptoms such as hot flashes, depression, difficulty sleeping and others are resolved, the memory won't be too problematic.

6. Vascular Problems

vascular problems

The relationship between menopause symptoms and other vascular problems is, Menopausal transition is a time that is prone to women in vascular health.

Menopause negatively affects their quality of life. That's why women should take care of their cardiovascular system during this period. Women can also experience swelling in the legs, arms and to reduce it by drinking less water at night.

7. Headache


For women who will enter the menopause period, there will be a very migraine headache. Generally, women have more headaches than men, and their frequency during menopause can increase by 76%.

8. Stress Relief

stress relief

A study from the Department of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill showed that fluctuations in estradiol (estrogen form) during menopausal transitions can increase the emotional sensitivity to a woman's psychosocial stress. More specifically, this study suggests that estradiol fluctuations can increase women's sensitivity to social rejection.

When this sensitivity is combined with psychosocial stress, women are very susceptible to developing clinically significant symptoms of depression. Physical activity, yoga, and meditation can help overcome these symptoms.

The above symptoms its also be reduced by proper food control. Consumption of many foods calcium drink and reduce salt use sugar its also help make women feel better in the face of the menopause phase.

Don't be reluctant to invite your mother or even yourself for diligent exercise as well as breathing fresh air while relaxing or even meditation, it will also greatly help the healing process.

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    my bioLinda Hallman. My first interest is photography, cooking, sports, and the travel and lifestyle elements of those endeavors followed in suit. I am fascinated with capturing subtle moments within broader experiences. I think that there is a simple magic in portraying the current emotions of subject or encompassing the sheer magnitude of a landscape within a single frame.