Menopause is a process through which a woman ceases to be fertile. It is a normal part of life and is not considered a disease. Despite being a natural process in the body of a woman, menopause can cause drastic changes triggering severe symptoms.
The symptoms of menopause may occur years before a women’s final period. Some women may even experience the symptoms for month or even for years afterwards.

Fast facts on menopause
  • It marks the end of a woman’s fertility
  • The average age of menopause is 50
  • Symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, night sweats, cognitive changes and mood fluctuations
  • A reduction in the level of estrogen can lead to symptoms of menopause
  • Anxiety
  • Joint pain
  • Headaches
  • Depression
  • Hot flashes
  • Panic disorder
  • Lower fertility
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Irregular periods
  • Digestive problems
Worse effects
  • Hot flashes
  • Frequent urination
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Depression and mood swings
  • Insomnia or other sleeping problems
  • Vaginal dryness and pain during intercourse
Diet tips for menopause
  • Have at least 1 ½ cups of fruits and 2 cups of vegetables each day
  • Drink 3-4 litres of water a day to maintain skin’s moisture and offset dryness
  • Consider the combination of calcium rich foods in the diet, like milk and non-fat yogurt

To seek guidance on how to treat the disease through natural remedies, consult Dietitian Harpreet on 8728914242