Menopause and Painful and Swollen Joints
Joint pain can severely interfere with your life. The stiffness, inflammation and slow movement of painful joints can slow you down and make you feel old before your time. Although many people associated painful, swollen joints with aging or arthritis, it can often be associated with hormonal imbalances, and once these imbalances are treated, the symptoms and discomfort can be alleviated. If you are suffering from joint inflammation, addressing hormonal issues can allow you to once again enjoy a healthy, active, fully engaged life.
Many women experience joint inflammation during perimenopause, which are the years leading up to menopause as their hormones begin to fluctuate. Estrogen has a naturally anti-inflammatory effect, which means that as the levels of the hormone begin to fall, inflammation can increase and swollen, painful joints can result.
Women can often manage their joint pain by making positive, healthy lifestyle changes. Reducing your intake of simple carbohydrates, sugars and junk food can often help since these can increase your overall level of inflammation and increase your risk of weight gain, which can further aggravate joints. A menopause natural treatment combined with a high-quality multivitamin can also be beneficial. Even though you may not initially feel like moving, a low-impact exercise regimen may be able to help by improving your flexibility and helping you maintain a healthier weight.
DON’T PAUSE may also be able to help. This all-natural formula includes soy isoflavones, pomegranate, green tea extract and DHEA to promote healthier aging, hormone balance and provide gentle, effective natural menopause relief from painful, swollen joints.
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