Menopause and Perimenopause, Explained

Everything you need to know to support your body through this new phase

Historically, menopause has been a bit of a taboo topic. For many women, entering menopause is attached to a long-held stigma, characterised by a number of symptoms that half the world’s population will eventually experience.

 

And yet menopause was rarely spoken about, with women going through it expected to bear the nights drenched in sweat, sudden hot flashes and fluctuating moods in relative silence. Things have arguably improved in our discussions of menopause in today’s modern era, but there’s still a lot of myths and conjecture to dispell. So let’s talk about it.

 

What is perimenopause?

Perimenopause is the stretch of time leading up to menopause, where the body begins to change. This may manifest as more irregular or lighter periods and the sudden onset of symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and emotional turbulence.

 

Okay, so then what is menopause?

Menopause is a medical, physiological process that occurs when women begin to lose their menstrual cycle. It signals the end of a woman’s reproductive years, which typically happens between the age of 45 and 55, and usually comes with a number of symptoms. As the body grapples with the gradual withdrawal of the hormones it has lived with for decades, women can experience the aforementioned symptoms.

 

It’s not uncommon for women to also notice that their hair is thinning or that their skin has become dry, and they may also contend with a lowered sex drive, a lack of energy, weight gain and difficulty sleeping. Menopause is said to have concluded once you’ve not had a period for at least a year. At this stage, women are then considered to be post-menopausal.

 

What can I do to support my body through this time?

Thankfully, there’s a simple solution that can support your body through this new phase of your life. Enter The Goddess Elixir, the newest addition to WelleCo’s supplement collection. These convenient, vegan capsules support your journey through menopause by providing vitality, balance and clarity in every phase of your body’s wonderous regenerative process.

 

Revitalise your core feminine from the inside and replenish your passion for life with our proven blend of red clover, vitex and Siberian ginseng, while nurturing your inner calm with magnesium and hops. Take just 2 capsules daily to relieve the symptoms of menopause, including hot flushes and night sweats, support your vitality and drive and help to maintain your healthy nervous system and mood balance.

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