Every year on January 13, the world comes together to raise awareness about the importance of solving problems. Great Depressiona disease Impact millions of people worldwide.On this International Day to Combat Depression, it is important to highlight how Especially affects menopause.
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According to statistics, depression Affects women more than men, and manifest themselves in unique ways throughout their lives.It is important to understand how biological, social and psychological factors They come together to shape the experience.
ThomasCompany specializing in menopause research and treatment reveals shocking data: Risk of depression is It is 2 to 5 times higher during menopause.
this menopauseAlthough this is a natural stage in a woman’s life, it still brings with it a range of physical and emotional changes.due to a Reduced estrogen secretionHormone responsible for emotional balance, women are more susceptible to Emotional and psychological imbalance.
A decrease in this hormone can cause a variety of symptoms, From sadness and anxiety to mood swings pronounce. Domma recently conducted a study involving more than 8,500 women and concluded that more than 50% feel anxiousand almost 50% reported feeling sad. Other symptoms detected include stress, irritability, mood swings and fatigue.
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Menopausal signs such as hot flashes and insomnia are associated with Increased risk of depression Emphasize the need to address not only symptoms but also their emotional and hormonal roots.
Symptoms such as Hot flashes, insomnia and sexual problems, significantly increases the risk of depression when they suffer significant pain.However, Domma co-founder Mireia Roca stresses the importance of not settling for these signals, and Find a solution.
Depression and menopause
One of the most concerning aspects is that, according to research, the risk of depression is 2 to 5 times higher during menopause.This is because Effects of Estrogen In the central nervous system, regulates stress hormones and happiness neurotransmitters.
reduction in these levels directly affect mood, making women feel more sad, lonely, distressed, lacking vitality and energy.Effects of menopause on mood aggravate physical symptoms Typical of this stage.
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Unite in the face of adversity
Entering menopause is crucial positive outlook and remove the associated stigma.Sharing experiences with friends and colleagues who are going through the same physical and emotional changes can Help normalize and positive menopause. However, when symptoms are persistent, intense, or disabling, professional support must be sought.
The Domma team also highlighted Take a holistic approach For health during menopause. Maintain a balanced diet, exercise regularly, Healthy habits and managing anxiety and stress levels They are a key factor in avoiding sudden changes in mood.
On this International Day to Combat Depression, we remember that menopausal depression is a A reality that affects many women. Let’s raise awareness, share experiences, and find comprehensive solutions to physical and emotional symptoms.