Menopause is a natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s. The ovaries stop producing hormones. Menopause is signaled by 12 months after the last menstruation.
- Hot flashes
- Vaginal dryness
- Disturbed sleep
Conventional treatments focus on symptomatic relief. Prescription of topical lubricants or estrogens, Medications and oral hormone therapy may be advised. Homeopathy is the safest treatment before, during and after menopause because it stimulates the natural hormone balance without the use of harmful drugs. Constitutional homeopathic treatment is best during the transitional period of menopause in order to balance hormones and cure the associated symptoms.
Heart disease : one important thing to know is that the risk of heart disease increases after menopause. So post - Menopausal women are even more likely than men to have heart attack. Also estrogen levels drop steeply during Menopause.This decline hasbeen linked to heart palpitations.
osteoporosis : decline in oestrogen also puts postmenstrual in women at risk for developing osteoporosis. Estrogen important to new bone production because it supports osteoblasts. which are bone producing cells without oestrogen osteoblasts can't produce enough new bone. and eventually the effect of osteoblasts weaken bone.
Urinary problems :Urinary incontinence is very common in aging women i.e. after menopause decline in oestrogen causes vaginal tissues and lining of the urethra to thin out and loose elasticity, As a result you may experience an uncontrollable urine leakage. This often occurs during sudden movements such as laughing or coughing.
weight gain : many women experience weight gain as they reach their 40's and 50's with age its harder to maintain muscle mass. Lower muscle mass slow down your metabolism. So its easier to gain weight. weight gain particularly around abdomen is common in women around years of menopause.
Frequently Asked Qustions
How do you know when you are going through menopause?
And it can still be years before your last menstrual period. Some common, normal signs include irregular periods, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, sleep disturbances, and mood swings—all results of unevenly changing levels of ovarian hormones (estrogen) in your body. Read more about how you'll know you're near menopause.
What is the average age of menopause?
51 years old
The average age of menopause is 51 years old, but menopause may occur as early as the 30s or as late as the 60s. There is no reliable lab test to predict when a woman will experience menopause. The age at which a woman starts having menstrual periods is not related to the age of menopause onset.