Menopause is a normal physiological development in women which usually occurs after the age of 40. Menopause is a natural phenomenon which marks the absence of menstrual period for at least 12 months. It signifies the end of menstruation and fertility in women.
Menopause is accompanied by various stressful symptoms. Almost 50% of the women find menopausal symptoms as very difficult and stressful to deal with. Though the important thing to remember is that menopause is a natural change; it is not an illness.
During menopause, the activity of the ovaries ceases, ovaries stop to release eggs and produce less of the female hormones, resulting in a decrease of estrogen and progesterone levels. This particular change in the women’s body leads to the onset of menopause.
Menopause affects women in different ways. Some women get through the transition easily, while others experience multiple physical and psychological symptoms. Read on to learn about the early signs of Menopause.
There are several menopausal symptoms which can affect women during the transition. Though, generally the first and the most common symptom is a change in the usual pattern of the periods. The period may begin every two to three weeks, or might discontinue for months at a time. The amount of menstrual blood lost may also change; generally most of the women tend to experience a slight increase. Here is a list of early signs of Menopause
Common Symptoms of Menopause
2.Loss of Libido
Changes Experienced during Menopausal Period
12.Changes in Odor
Pains Experienced during Menopausal Period
The symptoms of menopause usually last for the entire menopause transition period. Women should seek advice from the Doctor if the menopausal symptoms begin to affect them severely, causing lots of stress and trauma.
Most of all always remember that menopause is a natural phenomenon happening to each and every woman; it is not an illness.