Menopause, also referred to as menopause, most often occur in the 45-55 years old and starts many times that my periods are changing. During menopause, most women some form of menopausal symptoms. One can, for example, feel abnormally hot, get sweating, difficulty sleeping or brittle and dry mucous membranes in the genital area. Search care if you have severe menopausal symptoms, and if you feel mentally ill.
Menopause could be likened to a reverse puberty. During menopause the body produces less amounts of the female hormone estrogen, and some years after the last menstrual period is the level of estrogen in the body as low as before puberty. It is precisely the reduced amount of estrogen that makes you get postmenopausal symptoms. They may be flush, that is, sudden internal heat waves, and sweating. Some women also suffer from fluctuations in mood or have difficulty sleeping.
During menopause, your periods may be more lengthy or rich, come irregularly or at longer intervals than previously. Once your period has ended is the mucous membranes of the vagina and urethra thinner, drier and more fragile, which can cause dryness and itching sensation and also cause problems during intercourse. You may need to urinate more often than usual and find it difficult to hold tight. It also increases the risk of urinary tract infections.
You can often alleviate menopausal symptoms by exercising and eating right. Is the big appeal is to receive treatment in the form of medicines that contain estrogen.
This you can do to relieve symptoms:
- Dress in cool, like layers of clothing made of natural material, so you can easily customize the cover by how warm you feel.
- Get moving – exercise and relaxation has been shown to prevent hot flashes.
- Eat foods that naturally contain estrogen, such as soy products, meat, alfalfa sprouts and plants with green leaves.
- Stop smoking, because smoking contributes to the breakdown of estrogen.
- Reduce down on coffee, tea, hot spices and alcohol, which can increase the discomfort of hot flushes.
- If the skin in the genital area is sensitive, please enter the lubricating oil unperfumed morning and evening, and when necessary.
- In order to prevent urinary incontinence, pelvic floor exercise pelvic floor exercises by.
Please refer to your health care center or gynecologist
- if you experience bleeding between periods or bleeding during intercourse
- if you are bleeding more than a year after the last menstrual
- if you need to urinate more often, find it difficult to keep tight or may urinary infection
- the troublesome hot flushes and / or sweating
- if you are dry and have been itching in the genital area after two to three weeks of treatment with estrogen in the form of cream or slidpiller
- if you feel mentally ill.
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Hot flushes and sweating treated with prescription drugs containing estrogen. The medicines come in different forms – tablets, patches or gels – and reading make men entirely free of symptoms. It also affects the mucous membranes of the genital area so that they become stronger and wetter.
If the symptoms are limited to itching and dryness of the vagina is recommended topical treatment with weak estrogens in the form of cream or slidpiller. The treatment makes the vagina and urethral mucosa thicker, wetter and more elastic. For topical treatment is also non-prescription medicines.