From the age of 40 a woman’s body will start preparing for the menopause. Put simply, the menopause is when women literally run out of eggs. From birth each woman has a supply of eggs and over the years they are used up and die off.

As the menopause happens, a woman’s hormone levels decline and their bodies move into a different stage in life. While this is a natural process, it can be quite taxing for the body, meaning you’ll need to prepare for some of the side effects. 

Nourish wants to help you do this in the most natural way possible—from exercise and diet tips to a few supplements designed to give you an extra boost, so we’ve put together a blog series to help you figure out some of the ins and outs of supporting your body naturally during menopause.

What are the symptoms of menopause?

Menopausal symptoms vary from woman to woman, with some women experiencing them more than others.

Symptoms can include hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings and anxiety, changes in weight, declining skin and hair health, declining libido, osteoporosis, lack of energy, joint pains, weight gain, headaches and vaginal dryness.

Good books to read in addition to the series:

Marilyn Glenville PhD – Natural Solutions to Menopause
Patrick Holford Good Medicine – Safe, natural ways to solve over 75 common health problems

Learn more about how to cope with menopausal symptoms with natural solutions by exploring the rest of our blog series on Menopause:

How to Treat Menopausal Hot Flushes the Natural Way
If you can’t kick those hot flushes to the curb, you can at least learn how to cope with them when they happen.

Combating Weight Gain, Anxiety and Irritability During Menopause
Bust through the blues and keep your body happy with these tips on how to keep both your mind and body in shape during menopause.

Tips for Defeating the “Drying Effect” During Menopause
Sometimes our hair and skin dry out during menopause. Here’s how to handle it if it happens to you.

Staying Strong: How to Keep Your Bones Healthy During Menopause
Strong bones are imperative to our health, but sometimes menopause can take a toll on our bones. We give you a few tips to avoid that.

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– Emily

Twitter – @nourishstores

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