First of all, I am male, I cannot put myself in your shoes and experience what you are feeling if you are female. However, I can give you advice and point you in the direction of people who are better qualified and have more experience to deal with someone who is going through the menopause.
I have had a great deal of success with clients who are going through the menopause. Helping them manage their diet, exercise, and stress levels. If you would like further information, please don't hesitate to contact me here.
So what is menopause?
Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman's reproductive years. It occurs when a woman's ovaries stop producing eggs, and the levels of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone decrease. Menopause typically occurs in women between the ages of 45 and 55, but it can occur earlier or later.
Some common symptoms of menopause include:
Hot flashes and night sweats
Irregular periods or no periods
Vaginal dryness and discomfort during sex
Mood changes, such as irritability, anxiety, or depression
Decreased sex drive
If you are going through menopause, there are several things you can do to manage your symptoms and maintain your overall health. These include:
Talking to your healthcare provider about treatment options, such as hormone therapy or non-hormonal medications.
Making lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.
Practicing stress-reduction techniques, such as meditation or yoga.
Getting enough sleep.
Engaging in regular pelvic exams and mammograms to monitor your health.
A good diet and exercise are beneficial during menopause because they can help manage weight gain, reduce the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis, and improve mood and energy levels.
There are several resources you can contact in the UK for advice on menopause, including:
The National Health Service (NHS) website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/menopause/
The Menopause Support website: https://menopausesupport.co.uk/
The British Menopause Society: https://thebms.org.uk/