It is extremely common to experience the onset of persistent brain fog, sudden hot flashes, and the emergence of gray hair in the pubic region as we begin to grow older. The changes seem innocent and subtle, and yet, their impact tends to alter our lives and lifestyles completely.
As we start approaching the age of 40, we often find ourselves need extra help, like a pair of glasses so we can read our favourite books, and it can be surprising to find how tiny the words in fine print can seem when your eyes are no longer as youthful as they once used to be. Ladies, these are only the earliest of symptoms.
As menopause draws closer, your minds and bodies will undergo a series of striking and mind boggling changes, and many of these changes were leave you flustered, exhausted, uncomfortable and if you neglect to fix them, they can rob you off your health, fitness and beauty.
We all associate a great deal of unnecessary embarrassment and shame with the weird and frustrating symptoms of the natural process of aging. Most women chose to suffer the pain and discomfort in silence rather than speaking up about it and asking for help.
Needless to say, nothing can alter the discomfort and pain associated with the symptoms women experience after 40, but understanding the symptoms can help you manage your expectations, and eliminate the feelings of frustrations with better coping mechanisms. We’ve highlighted seven painful and frustrating mid-life symptoms that are extremely common amongst women, along with advices to cope and eliminate each symptom effectively.
Here’s everything you need to know:
1. You may Experience Symptoms of a Leaky Bladder
Women tend to experience a lack of bladder control during pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Research reveals that nearly 40% of the women above the age of 40 tend to experience lack of control along with occasional episodes of leakage while laughing, sneezing or even coughing. However, the good news is that you regain control over your bladder with a regular and consistent exercise regime, and staying physically fit.