The important turning point in the life of every woman is Menopause.It is the period when woman stops menstruating. Natural change in the life of a female.In the age group of 45-50, this normally occurs and will differ with each individual.Irregular periods is the starting point until the complete stopping of periods.In some cases it occurs smoothly while in others complications and difficulties can occur.
Woman suffers with many symptoms during the time of menopause.Initial is the hot flushes and night sweats.First and the most important one is this. Hot flushes in evening which leads women suffer night sweats. Much heat is caused and woman wants to remove clothes to feel cool.However, there is no treatment for this but some herbal medicines can be helpful.
Mood swings and emotional changes are the next symptom. In the body of women, many hormonal changes occur during menopausal period.She suffers from mood swings and emotional changes, as there is imbalance in the hormonal level. At this time, other family members has to support for her speedy recovery and peacefully.
During menopausal period there will be itching anywhere and everywhere of the body. It is advisable to keep the nails short to avoid injury due to scratching. Sometimes woman even suffer from hair loss. Anxiety, depression and irritation may be there.Menopause symptoms are vaginal dryness,insomnia, loss of libido and even slight bleeding and spotting between the periods.
The Stages are two i.e. perimenopause and postmenopause.Perimenopause is the stage in which woman starts experiencing the menopausal symptoms. Irregular periods she will have.At least for six months, women will not get periods which is called as postmenopause.
Diagnosis is done on the basis of symptoms but with no specific tests.The symptomatic history and detailed medical history is all that is important to diagnosis this. Follice Stimulating Hormone(FSH) can be used to check hormonal level.
There are certain treatments, which give some relief from this natural method of menopause like hormone therapy, meditation, exercises etc. Low doses of oestrogen is prescribed in hormone therapy where the hormone level of the patient is measured. Symptoms of anxiety and depression are the symptoms and are given with the antidepressants. To prevent fractures and making bones stronger, non-hormonal medicines are given.Weakening of pelvic muscles is lead by urinary incontinence which can be relaxed by exercise. Meditation, yoga and exerices like kegel are beneficial for women.