Written by Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Specialist: Gabriella Sanchez - January 21, 2023
Menopause is a natural biological transition that all women experience, typically in their late 40s or early 50s. Despite being a normal and natural part of life, many women have difficulty with this transition due to the physical, emotional, and mental changes associated with it.
The most common physical changes associated with menopause are hot flashes, night sweats, fatigue, mood swings and changes in sleeping patterns. These physical changes can be quite debilitating for some women who find it difficult to adjust to them. In addition to these symptoms, menopause can also cause vaginal dryness which can lead to painful intercourse and potentially exacerbate other sexual issues. Some women also find they experience an increase in urinary tract infections during this time due to the decreased estrogen levels in the body leading to a weakened immune system.
Menopause is often accompanied by significant emotional changes as well. Women may find themselves feeling more anxious or depressed than usual as their hormones shift during this transition period. Many report having difficulty managing stress levels and dealing with strong emotions such as fear or anger during this time in their lives. Additionally, there is a wide range of potential symptoms from anxiety disorders to panic attacks and depression that can arise due to hormonal imbalances associated with menopause.
Hormonal changes during menopause can also lead to cognitive decline including memory problems and difficulty concentrating. This cognitive decline can be especially troubling for older women who already suffer from age-related cognitive decline such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease; menopausal hormonal shifts can exacerbate their existing issues making them more severe over time. Additionally, women may experience “brain fog” which consists of mental lethargy, forgetfulness and difficulty focusing on tasks which further reduce quality of life during this period of life transition.
One way to alleviate many of the symptoms commonly associated with menopause is hormone therapy (HT). The goal of HT is to restore normal levels of hormones like estrogen in the body thus reducing the negative side effects like hot flashes or bloating caused by the changing hormones during menopause. Hormone therapy has been proven effective in treating many of these issues however it does come with some potential risks such as increased risk for stroke or breast cancer. As such it is important for any woman considering hormone therapy to fully understand the risks versus benefits associated with HT before embarking on treatment for her own health concern(s).
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