The skin of a woman loses smoothness and elasticity, firmness and healthy tone. It becomes thin, vulnerable, wrinkles deepen and the tone of skin tissues decreases. As a result, the oval and facial contours “float”, swelling may appear in the morning and evening.
In the mood of a woman, irritability and nervousness begin to appear more and more , sharp changes and drops occur. They are followed by unpleasant sensations of a physiological nature – chronic fatigue, drowsiness, or insomnia. The menstrual cycle begins to stray, and then stops altogether.
Many take menopause with dignity and continue to enjoy life, enjoying every day. Some are very tired emotionally and withdrawn into themselves, more and more often fall into apathy, depression, and are depressed every day. It all depends on us and the desire to change what causes us discomfort.
During menopause, the whole body is rebuilt, its most important systems (nervous, hormonal, endocrine), metabolic disorders, the work of the cardiovascular system, sexual desire decreases and osteoporosis begins to develop. These changes affect both the appearance and the behavior of the woman, as well as her mood and well-being.
At this point, it all depends on the strength of the woman’s character.
Start using face lifting products
They will correct the contours and oval of the face, improve the lines of the chin and cheekbones. Creams, serums, fluids and masks for the neck and decollete should be your permanent personal care products.
Do not forget to change the cream under the eyes for a more active and effective, which will fight with deeper wrinkles. And also introduce products that solve the problem of pigmentation into the care program. The three steps of proper and balanced care you must follow as before – cleansing, toning, moisturizing (this also includes nutrition and protection) of the skin.
Watch your diet closely
Reduce your intake of spices, caffeine, sweets and alcohol. Drink as much plain water, herbal teas and decoctions as possible. It is advisable to cool all food to body temperature – 36 or 37 degrees. Too hot drinks and dishes provoke hot flashes and exacerbate poor health. The diet should have a lot of proteins and minerals, as well as soy, which normalizes the general condition of the body and the cardiovascular system. Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. The latter make up for the lack of calcium in the body.
Introduce vegetable oils into the diet, especially olive and rapeseed, as they contain the vitamin of youth – E. It is very important to take multivitamins, they will strengthen the body and make up for the deficiency of important elements necessary for its normal functioning.
Try to avoid stress.
First of all, get rid of synthetic clothes, wear things made from natural fabrics – this makes the skin easier to breathe.
Many experts recommend to keep the tides blog , which will help you keep track of time of their occurrence, duration and your own feelings at this moment. Psychologists also recommend that during hot flashes, relax as much as possible and try to avoid stressful situations. Such observations of your own body will help you to tolerate temperature failure more easily. Vitamin E will also help control the frequency of tides. The recommended dose is 2 tablets per day, 400 IU, daily, for a month. Then 3 months break and repeat the reception.
Learn to control your breathing.
A study in the magazine Menopause reports that the practice of slow breathing really helps with menopause, and also reduces fatigue and improves sleep and mood. Study participants who performed breathing practice twice a day reported a 52 percent reduction in hot flashes; those who did this only once a day reported a 42 percent decline.
Most breathing techniques can be used anywhere and anytime. Just stretch six breaths for a minute, continuing to breathe in this way for 15 minutes. Repeat practice 2 times a day.
If you’ve never tried acupuncture, now is the right time, as studies have shown that such treatment can reduce both hot flashes and night sweats. According to a study conducted by the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the maximum benefit is achieved after eight treatments, and the effect lasts six months.
Take magnesium supplements
According to Naturopath Carolyn Dean, the author of Menopause, more than 75 percent of women are deficient in this mineral, which is practically absent in our soils and food products due to modern farming methods and food processing. Magnesium is known as an anti-stress, soothing mineral that reduces flushing and boosts serotonin levels, uplifting. Numerous studies have also shown its effectiveness for a deeper and calmer sleep. Try to adhere to the norm of 700 mg of magnesium citrate powder per day.
Have sex or use a vibrator
Believe me, you don’t want to hear that you have vaginal atrophy. This is a contraction and drying of the vaginal tissue, which may appear after the onset of menopause. The disease can lead to dryness, burning, itching, pain during intercourse and bleeding. Fortunately, you can keep fit by making sure that blood enters this zone. Pamela Dee, a gynecologist from Savannah, Georgia, and author of Love, Sweat, and Tears, recommends using a vaginal vibrator for 15 minutes twice a week. Sex, she notes, also helps.
- Red Voronets, which is taken in tablets or capsules 2-4 times a day. It reduces uterine contractions and flushing, relieves muscle pain and cramping.
- Abraham tree , whose dry fruits are brewed, insisted and taken twice a day for 1/2 tsp.
- Damiana , the dry leaves of this tree act as antidepressants. It is enough to take 100-150 mg per day, with a frequency of 2-3 days per week.
- Dandelion, tinctures from its roots, leaves and flowers help to normalize the hormonal system of the body.
- Angelica officinalis is effective in reducing the symptoms that result from a drop in estrogen hormone levels. The recommended dose is 1 capsule or 1 tablet 2 times a day.
- Hamelirium luteum , is made in the form of capsules and tincture. It is recommended to take it once a day. The tool relieves pain symptoms with menopause, and it is also actively used in the treatment of the uterus and ovaries.
- Ginkgo , its leaves improve brain function and saturate all body cells with oxygen. It is available in the form of capsules, tablets and tinctures, very effective for memory disorders, mood changes, symptoms of depression.