Natural Handling for PMS  and Menopause Symptoms

What You Need to Know When PMS-Menopause Symptoms Start to Kick In

All women dread the premenstrual syndrome better known as PMS. But do you know what’s worse than PMS? Menopause symptoms coupled with PMS, occurring at the same time. Around this time, a woman’s body will stop producing certain hormones. Her productive years come to a stop. Mostly, it affects women in their late 40's to mid-50's.

Luckily, more and more women entering this challenging phase are looking to educate themselves for natural ways to beat the physical, emotional and mental symptoms attached to menopause. Read on to learn more. 

What are the symptoms of the PMS - menopausal phase?
These PMS-menopausal symptoms may be categorized into physical and emotional as indicated below.

Emotional and Mental Symptoms:

  • Irritability and aggressiveness.
  • Anxiety.
  • Lack of concentration and poor memory.
  • Frequent unexplained fatigue.
  • Mood swings.
  • Feelings of sadness and depression.
  • Reduced sex drive.
  • Lack of sleep.

Physical Symptoms:

  • Vaginal dryness.
  • Night sweats.
  • Hot flashes.
  • Irregular periods.
  • Chills.
  • Weight gain.
  • Loss and thinning of hair.
  • Urinary problems.
  • Dry skin. 
  • Breast tenderness.
  • Backaches.

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These symptoms differ in severity among menopausal women. However, these PMS-menopausal symptoms cannot be waved away or ignored as they may become unbearable. 

Here are 3 natural remedies you can do for menopause conditions: 

1. Seek Good Nutritional Advice 
At such a crucial moment when hormones seem to shoot and fall out of balance, eating a balanced diet would help restore hormonal balances. Unfortunately, most women remain uninformed of the adverse effects some foods bring during these transitional phases. An experienced nutritionist should guide you through the recommended diets that should tone down the harsh menopausal signs. 

In your visit to the office, Dr Stone may discourage alcohol, carbonated drinks, fried foods, packaged foods, and conventional meat. The mentioned foods are proven to contribute to weight gain, heart diseases, increased candida occurrences, hormonal imbalances and bones weakening (osteoporosis). 

Clean diets 
Also, as part of your nutrition changes, keep in mind that clean diets help with the handling of menopausal symptoms. Foods, rich in vitamin D and calcium help in countering hormonal changes that may weaken bones. Low-level fatty foods aid in maintaining healthy weight. Also, foods such as soybeans, flaxseeds and tofu are recommended due to their rich content in phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens mimic the impacts of estrogen in the body, which helps in balancing hormones. Be sure to take plenty of water to help with offsetting dryness that comes after a decrease of estrogen levels. 

2. Addressing Menopause With Chiropractic Care 
Chiropractic care provides a drug-free and non-invasive alternative to treating menopausal symptoms. Dr Stone will approach the problem by supporting the central nervous system that is responsible for all body functions. He will align the backbones and decrease pressure off the spine to regain optimal body functions. Most women register a decrease in menopausal symptoms with frequent chiropractic care and therapy. 

3. Yoga, Meditation and Exercises 
Meditation and yoga help in lowering anxiety and irritability which are common menopausal signs. Some yoga approaches have proven to control night sweat and flashes. Regular workouts on the other hand, maintain a healthy weight as well as countering weight gain that tags along during the menopausal stages. 

Women going through these challenging phases usually are subjected to judgment and misunderstanding due to the symptoms. However, this piece informs how women can take treatment into their own hands and manage the transition. Professionals such as nutritionists, doctors, and chiropractors would be the best people to see to navigate the cycle seamlessly. 

Conclusion

Unfortunately, menopause symptoms may last several years and often these symptoms interfere with your working and sexual relationships as well as the general enjoyment of life.

We offer chiropractic services as well as a personalized health improvement program called Nutrition Response Testing® that addresses your own body's hormone imbalances among other things. These procedures assist in correcting these imbalances - safely, naturally and effectively.

 

Schedule a consultation with Dr Stone today by calling (860) 274-5484