Menopause and Irritability and Anger
Mood swings are commonly associated with menopause and perimenopause. The link between irritability and menopause appears to be primarily hormonal in nature. The hormonal changes of menopause can trigger mood swings and a tendency to quick anger, particularly in women who are already susceptible to hormone-induced moodiness. In some cases, night sweats, anxiety and other conditions triggered during menopause can exacerbate emotional instability and leave women feeling even more frustrated and anxious.
The crankiness associated with perimenopause and menopause may feel overwhelming, but it’s important to remember that you are not alone, and these feelings are not insurmountable. Seeking balance in other areas of your life as your body’s hormones are fluctuating can be helpful. Maintain good nutrition in order to meet the changing energy demands of your body, and consider taking a multivitamin. Try to establish or maintain a regular exercise routine that can help you burn off some of the irritability and anger. Relaxing exercises, such as yoga, may prove especially helpful when it comes to bringing you back down after a fit of pique. If you are struggling with interrupted sleep, consider taking cat naps during the day, and limit your intake of caffeine, alcohol and nicotine so that the sleep you do get is likely to be deeper and of a better quality.
Finally, consider a supplement. DON’T PAUSE, an all natural menopause remedy supplement, contains all natural ingredients, including pomegranate, black cohosh, DHEA and green tea extract, which are known to support hormonal balance and reduce menopause symptoms, such as anger and irritability.
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