I’m sure you’ve read the articles in the press about how many working days are lost through women being off work as a result of menopause symptoms, and also how many women are struggling either because their symptoms are affecting their work or their colleagues or bosses are unsympathetic to their plight…
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Welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. As menopause approaches, your hormones will take a roller-coaster ride, which might leave you feeling especially tired. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal.
We’re bothered by hot flashes all day and we soak the sheets sweating at night, that is, when insomnia isn’t keeping us awake instead. Eventually, we manage to function, at least somewhat, despite being tired all the time. But there’s also that other kind of fatigue that comes with menopause. The dramatic kind. It comes in waves and bowls us over both physically and mentally.
You can’t find your car keys, you forget your neighbour’s name, and by the time you open your mouth to speak, you’ve forgotten what you were going to say…
The blanks you’re drawing increasingly in your day-to-day life, which are accompanied by other premenopausal symptoms, may be irritating and embarrassing, but they’re completely normal.
Don’t let these memory lapses bring you down!
Whether you call it spotting, staining or metrorrhagia, light bleeding between periods, or instead of them, is part of perimenopause.
Most of the time, spotting is nothing to worry about, but that’s not always the case…
Anxiety may literally be the most unnerving of the emotional traumas visited upon menopausal women; certainly it’s one of the least recognized or discussed.
A number of goddesses struggle with this frightening symptom, so let’s address and demystify it.