How to Properly Manage Menopause
You are nearing your fifties and you are not comfortable knowing that soon, you will encounter menopause. Menopause is natural and every woman must get through it. Angelina Jolie for one mentioned that she actually loves being in menopause so why shouldn’t you?
Menopause refers to a time in a woman’s life when their menstrual periods stop permanently. Since this is a natural stage in a woman’s life, it should not be feared. You have to know that menopause is not a disorder or a disease and there are cases that you do not need medical treatment or attention.
You need to learn everything you can about menopause so you won’t be confused. This article will teach you about how to manage your menopause:
- Hormone replacement therapy: One of the most common symptoms for menopause is hot flashes and if you have this, you have increased risk of blood clots and stroke. Hormone replacement therapy can help but it should be introduced for a very short time and at minimu dose possible.
- Alternative medicine: Many women here in Singapore consider alternative medicine. Although there are no evidences of its health benefit especially with menopause, many are still considering it. For example, soy isoflavones, black cohosh, coumestrol and the likes are being used.
- Other medications: There are many medications in the market and all you have to do is ask your doctor about it. As long as it is prescribed by the doctor and FDA approved, it will surely provide you with some relief.
- Other therapies: Other therapies include vaginal moisturizers (which can help with the druness), vaginal estrogen products, smoke cessation and many more.
Here in Singapore, many women already got through menopause. You have to share the knowledge so you can educate the people around you.