Are you concerned about how the menopause will affect your productivity in the workplace.
Anxiety is another symptom often expressed during peri-menopause and menopause. In many cases it may not be the hot flushes that are causing anxiety in these women, but rather the stigma attached to being seen as menopausal.
The time in the life when a woman is experiencing menopause should not be seen as a weakness or a barrier to a successful career. Instead, they should recognize the “mature-aged” woman in a more positive light as a woman who is:
By increasing the fibre in your diet in the form of green smoothies (avocado, kale, lime, spinach, cucumber etc) helps to absorb toxins being processed by the liver and transported out of the body. Fibre also removes excess oestrogen. If your bowels are not regular, oestrogen can be reabsorbed back into the body leading to excess oestrogen circulating.
Sugar substitutes, such as but not limited to, Aspartame and Nutrasweet, need to STOP. These sugar substitutes have a negative effect on brain function and can cause headaches, sleep disturbance and interfere with liver function.
Each day start with your choice of lemon juice in hot water or ginger in hot water.
Taking charge of how your body is adapting is a liberating experience, after all there will be no more pregnancy scares and having to worry about contraception! It is time to have fun, so the symptoms need to be managed until they pass.
Advantages of menopause:
- No more PMS
- End of headaches
- Rush of energy
Boosting nitric oxide is key to your new body this is achieved primarily by meditation, exercise and sex.
Menopause is a gift, lighting the way to significant transformation in all areas of your life. It is a time to find out who you really are, what your body really needs, and what you really want to do with this part of your life. midlife can be the most radiant, passionate years of your life. Self-knowledge and self-confidence are the true gifts of menopause — they create an inner glow that more than cancels out other physical changes. Lauren Bacall once said during midlife, “I am not a has-been, I’m a will-be.” There’s a reason they’re saying that 50 is the new 30.
Ingesting a rich supply of omega-3’s, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, with a balanced diet of whole foods, including a good ratio of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, and fibre is the pathway to healthy midlife. Limit your exposure to toxins by purchasing organic foods whenever possible. Drink at least eight glasses of filtered water a day and limit caffeine and alcohol. If you are smoking, get help to stop. Get some fresh air and exercise daily — 30 minutes.
Changing your perspective on what it means to get older is a powerful first step in changing how you will age.
Always consult a professional before embarking on a regimen.