Menopause is a stage in women’s life that marks the end of the menstrual cycle. This stage comes with a few uncomfortable conditions, such as hot flashes and irregular periods.
The way you treat your body determines a lot if you will have favorable menopause years or miserable menopause years. Read on this article to the end to find out more.
However, you should not be worried a lot because all you need is just the right type of vitamins to survive the symptoms of menopause.
Symptoms of Menopause.
- Low libido
- Energy loss
- weight gain
- Mood swings
- Poor digestion
- Vaginal dryness.
- Hot flashes.
- Sleeping problems.
Vitamins To Suppress Negative Symptoms Of Menopause.
The B vitamins.
B vitamins are a composition of many different vitamins, each playing a different role in menopause. I’ll give you a break down of each vitamin and the role it plays.
|Vitamin and its’ source.||Role.|
|Thiamine (vitamin B1) |
(Pork, eggs and dried milk)
|-Slows down aging process.|
-Boosts your digestion process.
|Riboflavin (vitamin B2)|
(Dairy, beef lamp, mushrooms and spinach)
|-Boosts your immunity system.|
-Increases energy production.
|Niacin (vitamin B3)|
( poultry, peanuts and Tuna)
|-Boosts your sleep.|
-Improves digestion of food.
|Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5)|
(Chicken liver, salmon and corn)
|-production of hormones.|
|Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)|
(Meat, fish and beans)
|Regulates serotonin level hence preventing related symptoms such as depression and loss of energy.|
|Folic Acid (vitamin B9)|
(lettuce and green leafy vegetables).
|Important in regenerating cells and improving bone strength.|
|Methylcobalamin (vitamin B12)|
(Dairy, sardines and fish)
|Necessary for bone health, DNA production, neurological function and generating red blood cells.|
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that plays the role of keeping you healthy during menopause. Its’ other functions include;
- Boosting your immunity.
- Fighting free radicals.
- Lowering negative emotions.
- Increasing energy.
- Reducing hot flashes.
- Regulating weight gain.
Some of the foods rich in vitamin E are;
- Wheat germ.
Vitamin D is essential for your body because it is suitable for your bones. Deficiency of this vitamin may lead to;
- Bone fractures.
- Bone pain.
- Softening of bones.
The typical way of getting vitamin D is by busking on the sun, but you can also boost the intake by consuming foods rich in this vitamin.
Some of the foods rich in vitamin D are;
- Egg yolk.
- Beef liver.
Apart from setting your menopause diet, it would be best if you also considered other beneficial factors such as being physically active, managing stress, and having enough sleep.
You should also consult your doctor on any menopause concerns that you may have. The doctor may help you better with the smartest move to suppress the symptoms.
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