Many of us are familiar with the concepts and challenges related to the Menopause, but what’s happening during the Peri-menopause? In short, this life phase for most women starts around aged 35 – 40 and starts by most women noticing that ‘things are changing’ in our bodies and their moods and probably also noticing that current strategies for diet, exercise and lifestyle don’t seem to work anymore and indeed are starting to have a negative effect.
As qualified fitness/wellness professional, I am here to give guidance and help.
Symptoms of the Menopause
Most women will experience menopausal symptoms. Some of these can be quite severe and have a significant impact on your everyday activities.
Common symptoms include:
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- hot flushes
- night sweats
- vaginal dryness and discomfort during sex
- difficulty sleeping
- low mood or anxiety
- reduced sex drive (libido)
- problems with memory and concentration
Menopausal symptoms can begin months or even years before your periods stop and last around four years after your last period, although some women experience them for much longer.
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