Problems faced during the onset of menopause

Menopause is known as the time in a woman’s life when her period ceases to occur permanently. It is a natural process that marks the end of menstruation. This is a natural part of aging among women occurring in the age group between 45 to 55 years of age. Menopause occurs when the ovaries stop producing the estrogen and progesterone hormones. Though menopause is a natural process the result of hormonal fluctuations in the body can lead to a host of physical disabilities. According to Dr. Garima Tyagi, the problems faced during the onset of menopause are.
  • Hormonal imbalances during the onset of menopause bring with itself emotional fluctuations in the women. The irregularities of periods lead to irritation. Mood swings become common with the onset of menopause.
  • Women also suffer from joint pains during the onset of menopause.
  • Irregular heartbeats, night chills, headaches, fatigue are also some of the physical discomfort faced during menopause.
  • This leads to a decline in the level of estrogen in the female body that adversely impacts the neurotransmitter leading to sleep disturbances and also negatively affects one’s state of mind.
  • With the decreased level of estrogen tissues in the vaginal tract gets affected that leads to vaginal dryness.
  • Hair loss or hair thinning is yet another problem faced during menopause. As the hair follicles need estrogen for hair growth, the loss of which leads to hair loss and thinning.
  • Women often find it difficult to concentrate and tend to forget things that happen because of hormonal imbalances during the onset of menopause.
  • Menopause often leads to dizziness that is a transient spinning sensation.
  • Hormonal imbalances during the onset of menopause often lead to weight gain, especially around the waist.
  • Women during the onset of menopause often go through the anxiety that is a result of the sudden fall in the estrogens level.