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Menopausal Differences in Females and Males

Menopause for women is imminent and for most women it is a transition which takes place over many years between the early forties to early fifties.

An understanding of the body’s changes during this phase of life can ease the transition, and equally important, better preparation helps safeguard your health during your later years. Women also have the dreaded menopause to look forward to or should that be an enjoyable transition from a child-bearer to a grandmother carer.

Today, women entering menopause are healthier, feel younger than before, and lead more active lives and careers than previous generations. Despite the problems menopause that may bring, the years afterward are the most productive and satisfying for many women.

However, a percentage of women have suffered the indignities of hot flushes and mood swing so extreme that they think they are living in a different body and finally, and most distressingly, the frustrations of being told by their trusted family Doctor that it is “normal” and little can be done about it.

There are many different considerations a woman needs to take as she approaches menopause. Specific treatment for menopausal symptoms will be determined by specialist doctor based on:

Your age, overall health, and medical history
Current symptoms
Your tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies
Your opinion or preference

Hormone replacement therapy is indeed not the only way to allay the problems of menopause. Many women have proved the following program to be ideal for helping the body to adjust into post menopausal years. It is a common sense and has been proved by women who, for one reason or another, choose to do it their way or Nature’s way and not go on to the hormone replacement therapy.

The Understanding of Stages of Menopause
Menopause is only one of several stages in the reproductive life of a woman. The whole menopause transition is divided into four main stages known as:

Premature
-Premature menopause that happens before the age of 40.

Pre-menopause
-refers to the entirety of a woman’s life from her first to her last regular menstrual period. It is best defined as a time of “normal” reproductive function in a woman.

Peri menopause
-means “around menopause” and is a transitional stage of two to ten years before complete end of the menstrual period and is usually from and around 35 to 50 years of age. This stage of menopause is characterized by hormone fluctuations, which cause the typical menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swing and appetite disturb and sleep pattern

Menopause
-represents the end stage of a natural transition in a woman’s reproductive life.

Menopause is the point at which estrogen and progesterone production decreases permanently to very low levels. The ovaries stop producing eggs and a woman is no longer able to get pregnant.

Post-menopause
-refers to a woman’s time of life after menopause has occurred.
It is generally believed that the post-menopausal phase begins when 12 full months have passed since the last menstrual period. From here a woman will be post-menopausal for the rest of her life.

Addresses to Menopausal the physical side of the Skin Changes
The lower estrogen output at menopause will be reflected in the skin all over the body- and internally becoming drier.

The most essential needs to the skin at all ages is adequate balance of natural oils and water. At menopause, the dryness cannot be placated by oil or cream alone. The humidity of the skin must be in place and then LOCK IT IN with a light, rich cream which gently stimulates your skin into action.

Even drinking adequate water is a good start in helping in hydrating the skin from INSIDE, However other dietary needs must be met and are essential to the skin.

Another lack of estrogens associated with menopause to overcome that is progressive growth of strong facial hair especially on the upper lip, chin and neck.

The secret is balance in all aspect of life.

1 Maintain body weight
2 Regular Exercise and Facial exercises
3 Keep ones occupy doing creative and busy with constructive thing to do.
4 Adequate sleep
5 Mix around with more people
6 Build up with nutrient and proper dietary.

Some of the supplements or nutrients to help prevent hot flushes if possible like
Evening primrose oil, Vitamin E, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C and Calcium.

Does Men Menopause?
Men have no specific to this defined menopause. The term menopause has evolved to means the ovaries complete their evolution and cease to ovulate. The changes with age in women do not relate solely to estrogen and progesterone levels.

Men go through menopause, too! Males also have menopause but it is not physical. It’s a real health condition and some call it “MANopause,” Male menopause also known as andropause experienced by men during their mid-life, and is often compared to the female menopause. In men’s reproductive systems slowly and gradually decline with age and in related decline in testosterone level. To overall negative bodily changes in mid-life due not only to aging, but also to the accumulated effect factors of a lack of exercise, poor diet and so on.

It is all in the mind that they are no longer the “gentlemen” but the dull husband and father of many years. What can lift the morale? Maybe an exciting short liaison with a young and ego boosting, curvaceous woman who care, it is only to prove Manliness.

Unlike women, who are more likely to be aware of many of the symptoms of menopause. Men’s symptoms appear over the course of a decade or more and it becomes a very slow in physical, men go on procreating until they reach the century. Men can suffer a fear of cessation of being masculine of being macho and of being attractive to women. Hence male “beauty” aids are growing into quite selection.

Causes Life to Changes.
In general, Encouraging men to watch for the Top 10 Signs of Andropause:
1.Irritability
2.Sleep problems
3.Memory loss
4.Diminished libido
5.Thinning hair
6.Decreased bone density
7.Weight gain
8.Muscle loss
9.Erectile problems
10.Depression

In men, a similar set of changes occurs whose relationship to hypogonadism and somatotropin deficiency remains unknown.

The encompasses set of changes in both men and women whose relationship to reproductive hormone is tenuous, men exactly as do changes in mood and sense of well-being as the typical menopause in women. Both men and women, muscle mass declines and fat mass increases.