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Menopause Psychology

It is the stage when a woman stops menstruating and the ending of their reproductive role.

Most common reactions

Physical:

  • Hot flashes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vaginal atrophy
  • Headaches
  • Weight gain

Psychological:

  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Other

This stage may affect:

  • Your self-concept and self-esteem
  • Sex lack of sexual desire
  • Their emotional and psychological irritability manifest greater emotional instability and lack of interest in things previously offered pleasure
  • Their relationships, family and social
  • How to function in their daily

What can happen if left untreated

For those women whose mental and emotional health is not adequate, can develop internal conflicts, questioning their identity and self-esteem, and having an impact on several aspects, such as:

  • Couple
  • Family
  • Friendships
  • Performing unsuitable behaviors such as increased consumption of snuff, alcohol, drugs, etc...
  • In addition to symptoms of anxiety and / or depression.
 

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