How can you manage the menopause?
The menopause usually starts in women between their mid-40's and mid-50's but it can be different for each individual. One thing to remember is that every woman goes through their menopause, just like every woman starts their periods.
Unfortunately, you may experience some of the following symptoms during this time:
The menopause occurs when the ovaries no longer respond to hormones and fail to release an egg each month and produce the hormones oestrogen and progesterone. The fall in the levels of these hormones result in an increase of the symptoms. As the function of the ovaries decline, your periods will become irregular / less frequent until they stop completely.
Similarly if you have ever had really bad PMS, you must not let the menopause beat you. Keep positive and try and help yourself by following these tips:
For more information please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/menopause/
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