There are all sorts of menopause symptoms that can affect a woman when she goes through her “change of life.” Alot of people do not know all of the symptoms of menopause because only a few actually make the news. The truth is that the signs of menopause are greatly varied. The majority of menopausal symptomology are minute in nature and most will be slight enough an average woman probably won’t even realize it’s occuring.
Extra weight gain is one of the common symptoms of menopause. Unlike the typical person’s weight gain, menopause induced weight gain happens in very specific places. Women experiencing weight gain typically gain the most weight in their waist and thighs. This makes a woman’s waistline disappear. Most women dread gaining weight. Weight gain in these areas, however, is even more traumatic. If you suddenly start storing weight in these areas when you haven’t ever done that before, you should call your doctor. You might be starting to show signs of menopause.
This happens most often when people sneeze but it can also happen after laughing very hard. Most women experience this symptom of menopause differently. Some might not have many problems with it, but others have a very hard time with it. Some people are very embarrassed by this particular symptom.
Many women will experience anxiety or panic attacks during menopause as a result of changing sense of security. Some women describe this feeling as being on edge all the time without knowing why. These feelings can mimic panic attacks in their most severe form. These feelings can be indicative of the fact that your loved one might be going through menopause. Try to offer your support and understanding during this difficult time, she’ll need it. Menopause is not any fun for women. They have little control over their bodies and minds during this time and it is important that the people who are around them understand that, if it were up to the women, they wouldn’t be going through this change. Sure a woman might rejoice over no longer having to go through a monthly “cycle” but in many other instances, menopause can be quite traumatic. Learning how to recognize and identify the symptoms of menopause will help you be prepared to help the women in your life go through these changes.
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