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Sbalzi d’umore in menopausa, ecco come sentirsi meglio

Mood swings in menopause, here's how to feel better

There Menopause , by now we know, is a very delicate phase in a woman's life.

THE physical changes are often quite evident and, in order to deal with them in the best possible way, it is important – as Dr. Monica Artoni explained in her article – take care of your diet, play sports and adopt a series of good lifestyle habits.

Another aspect that often catches women unprepared are mood swings related to some kind of Physiological 'hormonal depression'.
Sometimes it happens to go from states of euphoria and energy to states of sadness and sudden chronic fatigue. It's not so pleasant, you end up getting angry with yourself and also with those around you, because maybe you don't fully understand the situation. You feel frustrated and helpless .
First of all, know that you are in good company: 7 out of 10 women suffer from these ailments.

And now we come to the heart of the matter.

Why do we suffer from mood swings during menopause?
The root cause is right the swing of hormones . They regulate the functions of our body, including the nervous one. In menopause, the levels of estrogens and androgens and this involves a general drop in mood. Not only that: the sexual desire and increases the feeling of exhaustion .

What to do to relieve symptoms?
First of all, you have to take care of nutrition focusing on foods rich in omega 3, vitamins and magnesium.
It is very important to do regular physical activity to stimulate the production of endorphins, which raise the mood level and fight menopausal swelling
Drinking lots of water, staying hydrated reduces stress and increases energy
Fill up on Vitamin D in the sun, always with the necessary precautions and protections.
Always take care of yourself, without letting go. Leather and hair they must be treated with love.
Finally, show your affection to those who love you and… let them hug you! It was demonstrated that the hugs of more than 30 seconds they have a therapeutic power, they bring good mood back!

A small necessary note: if the problem becomes chronic and important, it is advisable consult an expert . According to the indications of the Veronesi Foundation , hormonal therapy based on estrogen plus progestin seems to almost halve the risk of depression. Don't be afraid to seek help!

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