As you enter what is known as menopause, there are physical and emotional challenges that come with it but if managed well, it can be an exciting new stage of your life! If you are in the midst of the challenges and symptoms associated with the hormonal change, don’t fret. There are simple and easy lifestyle changes you can adopt now for a happier healthier menopause. Find practical tips to combat these challenges without going too overboard.
On average, women gain 12 to 15 pounds between the ages of 45 and 55 as they enter and live through menopause. It is almost unavoidable not to put on a few pounds when your hormones fluctuate. Any shift in any one of their levels can disrupt the delicate balance needed to maintain your ideal weight. Learn more about these hormones as the remedy to weight gain can be as simple as correcting your hormonal balance.
When you eat might be even more important than what you eat. Timing is everything for the whole body to function properly. Your diet might be a mismatch between your body clock and your eating schedules. Since every organ has an internal clock, this means eating at specific times of day will give you peak efficiency while other times may not. Balancing your internal clock with your diet is a simple solution to both weight loss and reversing chronic disease.
Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, which typically begins in a woman’s late 40s to early 50s. You may be among the 75% of menopausal women who experiences night sweats. And as if memory lapses weren’t enough, sleep problems more than doubles during menopause. If you are struggling with menopausal symptoms there is hope. Here are steps you can take to get a handle on night sweats and insomnia.