The Top 5 Most Disruptive Perimenopause Signs Revealed
Each woman’s experience of perimenopause is different and she may have signs that other women may not have. All women agree though that some symptoms are definitely more disruptive than others. This article will look into the top 5 perimenopause signs in terms of their ability to interfere with a woman’s usual daily routine.
Sign #1: Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
During perimenopause, the imbalance of hormones in the body causes irregularity in our menstrual periods. For some women, they also find that their menstrual bleeding become heavier than normal.
This is a very disturbing effect. For one, heavy bleeding can also point to other medical conditions, so you should consult with your OB-GYN if you observe this symptom. It’s also very disruptive because you constantly worry about changing your pad or tampon. It’s so distressing that a lot of women just consider staying home and cancelling plans because of heavy menstrual bleeding.
Sign #2: Hot Flashes
Hot flashes can occur without any warning. This is what makes it such a disruptive symptom. You could be addressing your team in a meeting and get an embarrassing attack. It may also occur when you deep in sleep, causing you to wake up drenched in sweat and discover that your newly laundered sheets are soaked as well.
Sign #3: Dizziness
For older ladies, dizziness can be a very disruptive symptom that can lead to a fall. Not surprisingly, a lot of older women are afraid of falling because the risk of injury is higher when you are more mature. This is one of those symptoms that can stop women from engaging in activities, even simple ones, if they cannot have a companion with them.
Sign #4: Insomnia
In general, lack of sleep affects our ability to function efficiently during the day time. If affects our mood, our ability to concentrate, and our ability to move with energy and purpose. In many cases, a lot of our other symptoms is the by product of not getting enough sleep. For example, dizziness, irritability, forgetfulness, etc.
Sign #5: Depression
Depression is one of the more common signs among women at this stage. This is why some women tear easily, even over things that are not really that sad. This can be pretty embarrassing, especially when you are tearing up during inappropriate moments.
The debiitating version of depression though is the type that’s so severe that it causes women to lose the desire to engage in any activity. This could happen because the hormonal imbalance in our body does not just pertain to the sex hormones. It’s a system wide effect and may also involve the hormones that control our other functions, like mood.
If you are suffering from any of these symptoms and are very concerned about the side effects of using drugs for these symptoms, you’ll be glad to know that there are natural home remedies that you can use to alleviate your symptoms. A complete guide is available in the book Perimenopause: Have It, Live It, Love It!
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