Menopause Symptoms

Menopausal Symptoms & How CJA Balance Doctors Can Help

side effects of menopause, cja balance ukSome women sail through the menopause but it’s a sad fact that the majority will experience some menopausal symptoms which can have a negative impact on their lives.

Menopausal symptoms can be quite severe and have a significant impact on your everyday activities resulting in loss of sleep, concentration and mood swings.  Common symptoms include:

  • hot flushes
  • night sweats
  • vaginal dryness and discomfort during sex
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low mood or anxiety.

Low Testosterone Symptoms In Women

If women are also experiencing low testosterone levels, she may also exhibit some of the following symptoms: 

  • Lack of energy
  • Lack of sexual libido
  • Weight gain
  • Slow metabolism
  • Lean muscle loss
  • Decreased strength
  • Weakened bones
  • Joint pain & stiffness
  • Declining memory & concentration levels
  • Hair loss or thinning hair
  • Hair growth on face or body.

If you are suffering from some of these symptoms and would like help, please get in touch with one of our CJA Balance doctors.  We offer comprehensive consultations and can help to diagnose your symptoms and recommend an appropriate course of action to help balance your hormones.   You can get in touch by completing this simple form here.  

Menopausal Women Suffering From Low Mood & Depression – How CJA Balance Can Help

One of the main side effects many menopausal women suffer from is low mood or depression.  A general low mood can include feeling sad, anxious or panicky, worried, tired, frustrated or angry.  A low mood usually lifts after a few days or weeks but if you continue to feel low, the doctor at CJA Balance may be able to help.  

Your first step is to find out whether you are menopausal.  This can be done by carrying out a simple blood test from CJA Balance.  Once your results are back from the lab, we can discuss what can be done to improve the way you are feeling.  This might include offering HRT (hormone replacement therapy) or TRT (testosterone replacement therapy for women) or suggesting life changes such as improving your sleeping patterns, diet and exercising.

You may be suffering from depression if your low mood lasts for more than two weeks and you feel hopeless, tired, lacking energy and as if life no longer gives you any enjoyment.  Other effects may include sleeping more than usual, or being unable to sleep, comfort eating or losing your appetite, or even having suicidal thoughts or thinking about self harming. 

If you are experiencing any of these feelings, please seek help.  The highly trained and experienced doctors at CJA Balance can offer advice, help and support to improve the way you feel.  

 

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