Women can start feeling the effects of perimenopause as early as their mid-30s.
Symptoms of perimenopause can be hard to deal with and wreak general havoc throughout the body.
– Changes in your cycle
– Hot flashes
– Sleep disturbances
– Mood swings
– Low sex drive
– Hormonal imbalances, which bring on their own host of problems
Here are some ways to cope with these symptoms when you feel them start to settle in:
1. Exercise – It’s good for the body, stabilizes your mood, and helps produce endorphins.
2. Address Hormone Irregularities – There are plenty of ways to naturally regulate hormone production when big changes happen within the body.
3. Up Your Calcium – Bones start to lose calcium when you hit perimenopause, so consuming enough calcium-rich foods helps lower your risk for osteoporosis.
4. Handle Hot Flashes – You can avoid hot flash triggers such as hot air, spicy foods, or hot beverages, and practicing deep breathing when they do pop up allows your body room to self-regulate.
5. Mental Health – Hormonal upswings are mostly unavoidable, and the challenges of experiencing menopause can take their toll. Seeking help or just being extra aware of your mental state as you go through these changes is extremely important.
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