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Deal With Menopause

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Menopause affects every woman differently. Recent studies suggest that women who are overweight or obese, African-American, or who smoke may get more severe symptoms or symptoms that last longer than other women. 1 But, women have no symptoms or their symptoms are very mild. Other women get symptoms that several areas of their lives. It is not always to tell whether these changes are related to aging, menopause, or both. Hot flashes, also call hot flushes, are most common menopause symptom. As many as out of four women experience hot flashes. Some women begin having hot flashes menopause, when they are still getting period. 2 hot flashes are sudden feeling of heat in upper part of your body. Your face and neck become red. Red blotches may on your chest, back, and arms. You may also get heavy sweating during hot flashes or chills after hot flashes. Some women get cold chills than hot flashes. Hot flashes are most common in women in year before their period stops and in year after their period stops. However, recent studies show hot flashes can continue for up to 14 years after menopause. 1 3 and researchers DO not know why hot flashes are so common during menopause. There are medicines that can prevent some hot flashes, and there are ways you can try to manage flashes when they DO happen. Vaginal problems, such as vaginal dryness, start or get worse in time around menopause. Low levels of hormone estrogen cause your vaginal tissue to get drier and thinner. This can cause itching, and pain or discomfort. It also can make sex painful and small cuts and tears in your vagina during sex. 5 Vaginal cuts or tears put you at higher risk sexually transmit infections. Many women in menopause find it hard to sleep through night. Low levels progesterone can make it hard to fall and stay asleep. Low estrogen levels can also cause hot flashes make you sweat while you sleep. 6 This is called night sweats. Many Menopausal women get urinary that make them get up several times during sleep to urinate. You may also feel more tired than usual during day. You might become forgetful or trouble focusing. As many as two-thirds of women going through perimenopause say they have problems memory or trouble focusing. 10 Menopausal hormone therapy not treat or prevent memory loss or brain diseases, including dementia and Alzheimers disease. In recent study, memory problems were linked to depression and loss of sleep but not to levels of hormone estrogen. 10 many women develop bladder urinary problems during menopause. Lower estrogen levels weaken urethra. Some women find it hard to hold their urine long enough to get to bathroom. This is called urge incontinence. Urine might also leak when you sneeze, cough, or laugh.

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Don't snack late at night

If you experience hot flushes and night sweats as result of menopause, simple measures may sometimes help, such as: wearing light clothing, keeping your bedroom cool at night, taking cool shower, using fan or having cold drink, trying to reduce your stress levels, avoiding potential triggers, such as spicy food, caffeine, smoking and alcohol taking regular exercise and losing weight if you're overweight if flushes and sweats are frequent or severe, your GP may suggest taking HRT. If HRT isn't suitable for you, or you would prefer not to have your GP may recommend other medications that can help, such as clonidine or certain antidepressants. These medications can cause side effects, so it's important to discuss risks and benefits with your doctor before starting treatment.

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What you can do

If you still have menstrual periods, your doctor about Low-dose hormonal birth control. This may help your symptoms. For women who have gone through menopause, menopausal hormone therapy helps relieve hot and night sweats. There are risks menopausal hormone therapy. Ask your whether it may help you. If you decide to use menopausal hormone therapy, take it for shortest amount of time possible at lowest dose that helps your symptoms. Consider other medicines. If hormone treatments are not option for you, ask your doctor about prescription medicines used for other health problems. Certain antidepressants, epilepsy Medicine, and blood pressure medicines may help with hot flashes, if you dont have these specific health problems. Track your hot flashes. Write down what triggers your hot flashes and to avoid those things. Possible triggers might include spicy foods, alcohol, caffeine, stress, or being in hot place. Drink cold water. Keep ice water close by drink when you feel hot flash coming on. Take off layer of clothing. Dress in layers much as possible. Use fan. Turn on fan at night by your bed and keep one at work if possible. Take deep breaths. Try taking slow, deep breaths when hot flash starts. Slow, deep breaths tell your body it is time to relax and be calm. This might make flashes shorter. Lose weight. Hot flashes may be in women who are overweight or obesity. Recent Study Found That Losing Weight May Help Improve Hot Flashes. 4 vaginal moisturizer. Over-counter vaginal moisturizer can help keep your vagina lubricated can make sex more comfortable. You use every few days. Vaginal lubricant. Water-base, over-counter lubricant can help make sex more comfortable. You use this before during sex. Prescription Medicine. You can also talk to your doctor about other ways to treat your vaginal dryness, including birth control, menopausal hormone therapy, or prescription estrogen cream, gel, or ring that is inserted into your vagina. Learn more about menopause treatments. All medicines have risks, so to your doctor first. Exercise. One of best ways to get good nights sleep is to do regular physical activity. But you may need to work out earlier in day. Too much activity close to bedtime can make you more awake Even if you have not exercised regularly in past, starting to exercise during menopause may help you feel better. Studies show that exercises, such as yoga and stretching, may help improve hot flashes. 7 Do not eat, drink or smoke before bed. Avoid large smoking, and drinking alcohol right before bedtime. Avoid caffeine in after noon. Drink warm drinks. Try drinking something warm before bedtime, such as tea or warm milk. Limit screen-time near bedtime. Limit TV, phone, or computer near bedtime, especially in your bedroom. Bright Light Of Screens Tells Your Brain To Wake Up Instead Of Sleep.

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