The emotional health of women during menopause: Creating a support system

By Dr Padma Srivastava

Menopause is defined as a time of psychological challenges that alter women’s lifestyles in a variety of ways. Further knowledge regarding menopausal women’s physical and psychological requirements is required. Empowerment throughout menopause can help improve perceptions of the stage and the necessity of self-care. Through empowerment initiatives, it is critical to raise women’s knowledge and adapt to menopause.

Changes you may experience during menopause

Menopause-related oestrogen deficiency can cause more than just those annoying hot flashes. They can also make women feel like they are always suffering from PMS (premenstrual syndrome). Regrettably, these mood shifts are a natural part of the menopausal process.

Women going through perimenopause or menopause may experience the following emotional changes:

  • Irritability
  • Suffering from sadness
  • Inadequate motivation
  • Anxiety sAggressiveness
  • Concentration issues
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings
  • Tension

So, what can you do to safeguard your mental health throughout menopause?

Be aware that mood swings

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