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Menopause: Challenges and Solutions for You

Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman's reproductive years. It occurs when the ovaries stop producing eggs and the production of hormones like estrogen and progesterone decreases. This decrease in hormone production can cause several physical and emotional changes, such as:

  • Hot flashes

  • Night sweats

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Vaginal dryness

  • Mood swings

  • Decreased sex drive

  • Irregular periods

To take care of yourself during menopause, consider the following tips:

  • Exercise regularly: Regular physical activity can help reduce menopausal symptoms and improve overall health.

  • Eat a healthy diet: A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help regulate hormones and support overall health.

  • Get enough sleep: Getting adequate sleep can help manage symptoms such as mood swings and hot flashes.

  • Avoid triggers: Some women may experience hot flashes when exposed to triggers like caffeine, alcohol, and spicy food.

  • Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water can help with hot flashes and night sweats.

  • Manage stress: Stress can disrupt hormones and make menopausal symptoms worse. Find ways to manage stress, such as through meditation, yoga, or other forms of relaxation.

  • Consider hormone therapy: Hormone therapy (HT) can be effective in treating menopausal symptoms. The topical oestrogen cream seems like a good solution as you can control the dosage and putting an IUD into your uterus can prevent cancer in the uterus as it keeps the inside layer thin.

However, it's important to talk to a doctor about the potential benefits and risks before starting HT. It's important to remember that every woman experiences menopause differently, and what works for one person may not work for another. If you're experiencing symptoms that are affecting your quality of life, it's important to talk to a doctor.

According to the Medical Medium, a lot of the menopausal symptoms are caused by a toxic liver. He argues that by the time we reach the age of 50, our liver would have accumulated enough toxins for us to feel the discomfort. Menopause is a natural transition that women go through and is a result of hormonal imbalances and toxic buildup in the body.

He suggests a number of natural remedies to help manage the symptoms of menopause, including:

  1. Healing the liver: The liver plays a critical role in hormone balance, so William suggests supporting liver function by consuming leafy greens, herbs, and drinking lemon water.

  2. Eating a nutrient-rich diet: A diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and high-quality proteins, can help to reduce inflammation and promote hormone balance.

  3. Consuming sea vegetables: William suggests incorporating sea vegetables, such as kelp, dulse, and nori, into your diet, as they contain natural sources of hormones and can help to support hormonal balance during menopause.

  4. Herbs and supplements: William suggests taking herbal remedies, such as maca root, black cohosh, and ashwagandha, to help manage symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats.

  5. Reducing stress: Stress can have a negative impact on hormonal balance, so William suggests engaging in stress-reducing activities, such as meditation, yoga, and deep breathing, to help manage menopausal symptoms.

  6. He also has a long list of supplements that he recommends. Send me an email if you would like to obtain the list.

If you are experiencing menopausal symptoms, it's important to speak with your healthcare provider to determine the best course of treatment for your individual needs.

Vicky is a certified health & vitality coach, yoga & Pilates teacher as well as personal trainer. Book a breakthrough session with her on to discover your true-self.

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