Menopause, more like meno-PAUSE. Most women dread this natural period in a their life due to the various adverse side effects. Follow this advice to power through the changes.
An Overview Of Menopause
Menopause is defined as “the ceasing of menstruation.” This is when the ovaries, or the female reproductive organ where eggs are produced, stops producing hormones.
When Does Menopause Happen?
The age in which menopause will take place varies from woman to woman but typically occurs between 45 and 50 years old.
Side Effects Of Menopause
The most common symptoms associated with menopause are hot flashes and sweating. However, there are many more that may come along. Including but not limited to:
- Vaginal dryness
- Anxiety and depression
Now, let’s get to the important stuff; How to power through menopause!
The good news is, there are many options when it comes to menopause management. As a woman, you’ve been through enough with monthly periods, crazy hormones, and childbirth. Here’s what you can do to make menopause more manageable and continue with your best life:
Hormone Replacement Therapy At NuWave Medical
When estrogen and progesterone levels drop, as menopause approaches, some women may benefit from boosting their hormone levels to reduce specific menopausal symptoms. The technical term for this is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy. This therapy was designed to replenish your hormones naturally making you feel good and function at your best. Say goodbye to low energy, sexual dysfunction, decreased muscle strength, and more.
How Does It Work?
These human-made hormones were created to substitute natural hormone levels in the body that are low or out of balance due to a variety of factors, one being menopause. This therapy will help bring your hormone levels back to normal and get you feeling back to normal. There are many ways bioidentical hormones can be given including, pills patches, pellets, creams, gels, and shots. When you come and see us, we will determine which method is best for you and create a customized treatment!
Ways To Help Your Hormones At Home
Most of the time if hormone levels are too low, you will need more help than what you can do at home. However, it’s good to know natural ways to balance your hormones and continue with a healthy lifestyle during menopause. Try these tips:
- Eat enough protein
- Be active
- Avoid lots of sugar
- Work on stress management
- Avoid overeating
- Eat healthy fats
- Get good sleep
These are just some of the ways you can help feel healthy during menopause. For more information and other suggestions, contact us today.
We encourage you to come in for an appointment at NuWave Medical to stay ahead of menopause and know what to expect. Schedule your appointment today!