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Symptoms of Menopause

If there is one indisputable fact about menopause-related symptoms, it's that they are highly variable - every woman experiences the symptoms of menopause in her own way.

Menopause and all its stages are not an illness, but a natural process in a woman's body. The symptoms of menopause are just indicators of the changes occuring in the relationship between the ovarian hormones and those produced by the pituitary gland.

In the time of late premenopause and at the beginning of perimenopause the ovaries become less responsive to stimulation of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), causing a decline in the amount of estrogen secreted in a woman's ovaries.

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As shown in the diagram above, estrogen levels drop dramatically during perimenopause. The decline of estrogen results in a hormonal imbalance in a woman's body and causes the common menopause symptoms. These changes can be quite different on an individual basis, but most women will experience menopause symptoms in a more severe fashion during this time of life. Estrogen levels will not recover in postmenopause, thus raising new health concerns or continuing to cause menopause symptoms, including:

  • hot flashes
  • night sweats
  • vaginal dryness
  • mood swings
  • declining libido
  • weight gain
  • headaches
  • changes in hair quality
  • lack of energy
  • aging skin
  • depression
  • incontinence
  • irregular periods
  • breast tenderness
  • crashing fatigue

Most women will experience one of these symptoms at some point in their lives. Therefore, it is important to be aware that these symptoms can be effectively controlled using a hormone balancing treatment, which will maintain estrogen at healthy levels, thus avoiding all of these undesirable symptoms. Click here to learn more about effective treatments for menopause symptoms.

Controlling Menopause symptoms is easy when you follow a treatment that fits your specific case. Click here to learn about the most effective menopause treatments
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REFERENCES:  Robin N. Phillips. "The Menopause Bible: The Complete Practical Guide to
Managing Your Menopause".
Neil B. Shulman & Edmund S. Kim. "Healthy Transitions: A Woman's Guide to
Perimenopause, Menopause, & Beyond".
Carolle Jean-Murat. "Menopause Made Easy: How to Make the Right Decisions
for the Rest of Your Life".
"Stopping The Symptoms Before They Stop You" in Life Extension magazine by
William Faloon.

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