What’s In Your Future After Menopause?
According to surveys, most women have negative attitudes towards menopause. That’s a pity, considering they spend more than a third of their life in postmenopause. It’s time to turn the tables and reframe the narrative around menopause. As we celebrate this year’s Menopause Awareness Month, learn how to look at what’s ahead of you with more joy and make your menopausal years healthier and brighter.
We can’t stop the body from going through the menopausal transition. We can, however, decide how we approach the changes on the horizon. Instead of passively anticipating the worst-case scenario, use menopause as a chance to tune in to the new needs of your maturing body. Practice mindfulness and embrace a more positive mindset during menopause to cope with the potential challenges with resilience and strength.
When your body and mind are plagued by menopause symptoms, staying positive can be quite challenging — if not impossible. A solution? Easing the effects of hormonal shifts with Macafem. Going through menopause with balanced hormones can benefit you on multiple levels. Most importantly, it’ll help relieve symptoms and get you out of survival mode so you can focus on what makes you happy and healthy after menopause.
Staying proactive throughout menopause will also make you better at taking care of your body as it ages, including preventing osteoporosis and associated fractures. Employ healthy habits early on to significantly boost your bone health. This can include committing to a consistent exercise routine, staying within a normal weight range, loading up on foods rich in calcium and vitamin D, and spending time outdoors every day.
Once estrogen levels plummet after menopause, its cardioprotective properties decrease as well. This puts postmenopausal women at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The good news is that regular check-ups and wholesome habits will help protect your heart. Be mindful of your weight, stay physically active, keep a good sleep routine, and keep an eye on your blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol levels.
Many women don’t feel like themselves during menopause, leading them to avoid social interactions. However, research shows that healthy relationships are crucial for thriving during the transition. Receiving support from a spouse, friends, or other social networks helps reduce stress and improve women’s mental health, including reducing the risk of depression and maintaining more positive attitudes throughout menopause.
This year’s Menopause Awareness Month is the best opportunity to let go of fear and negative attitudes towards the mid-life transition. Join the movement and reframe what menopause is to you. Alongside millions of other women like you, you can transform this natural life phase into one that’s full of self-discovery and enrichment.
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